BV blog roundup

BVWireIssue #167-1
August 3, 2016

A number of stimulating discussions relevant to business valuation are going on now in the social media world:

Musings on Markets. Professor Aswath Damodaran (New York University Stern School of Business) gives an update on country risk (political, default, and equity risk). Separately, he looks at Tesla and its stock price that has held up despite lots of bad news stories.

Chris Mercer. A continuing series, “Market Value of Total Capital and Enterprise Value,” discusses the differences between these two concepts.

BVR LinkedIn Group. PCE posted links to 10 of its 2Q2016 industry reports that analyze the M&A marketplace, industry trends, and subsector performance. The industries include banking, finance and insurance, healthcare, IT and telecom, power and energy, and others.

Pepperdine Private Capital Markets LinkedIn Group. A new article sparks a discussion of using real private company cost of capital for valuing a private company rather than data from public companies.

BVAN LinkedIn Group. A link has been posted to a white paper that challenges popular conventions used in the valuation of earnouts.

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