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An essential, all-in-one guide to investment banking and valuation, complete with downloadable models – this new edition reflects valuable contributions from Nasdaq and the global law firm Latham & Watkins LLP plus access to the online valuation models and course.
The thoroughly revised Third Edition of Investment Banking: Valuation, LBOs, M&A, and IPOs (Book + Valuation Models) delivers the most current discussion of valuation and deal-making fundamentals essential to the work of investment bankers, private equity professionals, hedge fund investors, corporate lawyers, executives, and students. Drawing on over four decades of combined experience in investment banking and investing, authors Joshua Rosenbaum and Joshua Pearl explain how to perform the valuation work and financial analysis at the core of Wall Street – comparable companies, precedent transactions, DCF, LBO, M&A analysis...and now IPO analytics and valuation. Using a step-by-step, how-to approach for each methodology, the authors build a chronological knowledge base and define key terms, financial concepts, and processes throughout the book.
Now, over 10 years after the release of the first edition, the book is more relevant and topical than ever. The book has sold over 250,000 copies and is used in over 200 universities globally. It has become a go-to resource for investment banks, private equity, investment firms, and corporations undertaking M&A transactions, LBOs, IPOs, restructurings, and investment decisions. While the fundamentals haven't changed, the environment must adapt to changing market developments and conditions. As a result, Rosenbaum and Pearl have updated their widely-adopted book accordingly, turning the latest edition into a unique and comprehensive training package.
The Third Edition includes six downloadable valuation model templates: Comparable Companies Analysis, Precedent Transactions Analysis, Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Leveraged Buyout Analysis, M&A Analysis, and IPO Valuation, available at www.wiley.com/go/investmentbanking3e.
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The ideal companion to Investment Banking
Investment Banking WORKBOOK is the ideal complement to Investment Banking: Valuation, LBOs, M&A, and IPOs, Third Edition—enabling you to truly master and refine the core skills at the center of the world of finance. This comprehensive study guide provides an invaluable opportunity to explore your understanding of the strategies and techniques covered in the main text before putting them to work in real-world situations.
The WORKBOOK, which parallels the main book chapter by chapter, contains over 500 problem-solving exercises and multiple-choice questions.
Topics reviewed include:
– Valuation and its various forms of analysis, including comparable companies, precedent transactions, and DCF analysis
–Leveraged buyouts—from the fundamentals of LBO economics and structure to detailed modeling and valuation
–M&A sell-side tools and techniques, including an overview of an organized M&A sale process
–M&A buy-side strategy and analysis, including a comprehensive merger consequences analysis that includes accretion/dilution and balance sheet effects
–IPOs, including valuation, structure, and process, as well as SPACs and direct listings
The lessons found within will help you successfully navigate the dynamic world of investment banking, LBOs, M&A, IPOs, and professional investing. Investment Banking WORKBOOK will enable you to take your learning to the next level in terms of understanding and applying the critical financial tools necessary to be an effective finance professional.