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Why the Typical Valuator Needs to Understand and Use the New Valuation Handbook Industry Cost of Capital Book


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 Why the Typical Valuator Needs to Understand and Use the New Valuation Handbook Industry Cost of Capital Book
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Program Type: Recorded Webinar(Audio, PPT)
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: None
Fields of Study: N/A
Item Number: 14PDS1031F
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Program Description

This is a recording from October 2014

The focus of this Webinar is step-by-step case study for developing company cost of capital estimates (i.e., discount rates) using both (i) the Build-Up Method and (ii) the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM). The step-by-step examples utilize the Valuation Handbook Guide to Cost of Capital (company-level data) and the Valuation Handbook Industry Cost of Capital (industry-level data) to develop defensible cost of capital estimates.

What valuators will take away from this Webinar:

The valuator will be armed with an understanding of the difference between the Valuation Handbook Guide to Cost of Capital and the new Valuation Handbook Industry Cost of Capital.
The valuator will be armed with an understanding how the 200+ industry peer groups in the new Valuation Handbook Industry Cost of Capital can be used to (i) benchmark, (ii) supplement, and (iii) strengthen the valuator's own cost of capital estimates for his or her subject company.
The new Valuation Handbook Industry Cost of Capital provides industry-level (i) cost of equity capital, (ii) cost of debt capital, (iii) weighted average cost of capital (WACC), (iv) valuation multiples, (v) capital structure, (vi) betas, etc.

Learning Objectives

After completing this Webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Articulate the difference between the Valuation Handbook Guide to Cost of Capital and the new Valuation Handbook Industry Cost of Capital books
- Articulate how the 200+ industry peer groups in the new Valuation Handbook Industry Cost of Capital book can be used to benchmark, supplement, and strengthen the valuators cost of capital estimates
- List what data is contained in the Valuation Handbook Industry Cost of Capital book

Who Should Attend

Valuators

Presenter(s)

James P. Harrington, MBA
Mr. James Harrington provides technical support on client engagements involving cost of capital and business valuation matters and is a leading contributor to Duff & Phelps' efforts in the development of studies, surveys, online content and tools, and firm-wide valuation models.

Previously, Mr. Harrington was director of valuation research in Morningstar's Financial Communications Business, and led the group that produced the Ibbotson SBBI Valuation Yearbook, Ibbotson SBBI Classic Yearbook, Ibbotson Cost of Capital Yearbook, various international cost of capital reports, and also Morningstar's online "cost of capital resources center."

Mr. Harrington is co-author of (i) the 2014 Valuation Handbook–Guide to Cost of Capital (company-level cost of capital), (ii) the 2014 Valuation Handbook Industry Cost of Capital (industry-level cost of capital), (iii) the upcoming 2014 Valuation Handbook International Cost of Capital and contributor to (iv) the Cost of Capital: Applications and Examples, 5th ed. (John Wiley & Sons, 2014).

Mr. Harrington is the creator of the online Risk Premium Calculator. The Risk Premium Calculator is the online companion of the new 2014 Valuation Handbook Guide to Cost of Capital.