Global BV News: KPMG Germany releases 2018 cost of capital study

BVWireIssue #194-1
November 7, 2018

global business valuation
cost of capital, international business valuation

This year’s study from KPMG includes 276 companies: 216 from Germany, 30 from Austria, and 30 from Switzerland. Among the findings: the average WACC across industries is 7% (same as the past three years); the average risk-free rate increased from 0.9% to 1.3%; and the market risk premium “remains almost stable,” at 6.5% (Germany), 6.7% (Austria), and 5.9% (Switzerland). To download a copy of the study, which has much more information, click here.
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