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Cost of Capital Framework

Business Valuation

 Cost of Capital Framework
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: Previous training or experience with the fundamentals of accounting, finance, economics, and business writing.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: One (1) Hour
Fields of Study: Finance
Item Number: 14PBV0318
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $80.00
Program Description

Cost of capital is a fundamental building block of the valuation exercise. This webinar presents a comprehensive introduction to the cost of capital components and guides the participants through the process of estimating cost of capital from the cost of its components using the theoretical and applied methods.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, participants will be able to:

- Articulate the role of cost of capital in valuation
- Identify the various measures of the cost of capital employed by analysts in valuation
- Differentiate between return on equity and weighted average cost of capital
- Define the component costs utilized in valuation practice

Who Should Attend

Valuation practitioners and end users of valuation results


Enrique Brito, MBA, CFA, CVA, CM&A, CMAP
Mr. Enrique Brito is a partner at Tatum, LLC., where he leads their corporate advisory services practice, focusing on advising middle market business owners on the implementation of exit strategies or growth plans requiring acquisitions and/or external funding.

Mr. Brito has more than 20 years of corporate finance and investment banking experience involving transactions in the U.S., Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina, and Peru. On behalf of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts™ (NACVA®), he lectures on M&A and business valuation to national audiences (named Instructor of Great and Exceptional Distinction from 2003 to 2013).

Mr. Brito previously was a senior managing director at The McLean Group, a national investment bank and a principal and founder at Kaizen Consulting Group, a McLean, VA-based M&A advisory firm. He also was director of corporate finance with COMSAT International (subsequently merged with Lockheed Martin Global Telecommunications), where he participated in all aspects of M&A, business valuations, due diligence, and negotiations. As executive director at EuroCapital Corporation, he specialized in corporate finance projects involving multilateral financial institutions in Eastern Europe, Russia, and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Mr. Brito holds an MBA, with honors, from The American University and a BS degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Florida. He also holds professional credentials as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Valuation Analyst® (CVA®), Certified Merger & Acquisition Professional (CMAP), and Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA). Mr. Brito is a member of the CFA Institute, the Washington Society of Investment Analysts, the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, and the Middle Market Investment Banking Association. He is a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Registered Representative (Series 7, 63), Investment Banking Representative (Series 79), and General Securities Principal (Series 24).