On-Demand: Valuation

Valuation forms the cornerstone of nearly every business transaction. Whether it involves mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, venture capital, or real estate, a solid understanding of valuation will ensure an equitable transaction. Lawyers play an active role in these transactions but all too often become entrenched in the purely legal aspects of them. This course will help lawyers to better understand the methodology and techniques behind various forms of valuation and in turn, better serve the needs of their clients.

I. Introduction
II. Methods of Valuation
  • Valuation in Practice
  • Present Value Review
  • Discounted Cash Flow
  • Comparable Multiple Method
III. Discount Rate
  • Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)
  • Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)