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Leveraged Buyouts

By Valuation Master Class Student

Leveraged buyout (“LBO”) is an acquisition of an entire company or its division. The buyer (the “sponsor”) raises debt and equity to acquire the target.

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Merger Arbitrage

By Valuation Master Class Student

Merger arbitrage is an investment strategy that trades stocks of companies in special situations.

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Careers in Finance with Wim Steemers

By Andrew Stotz

You may think your job is to get every call right. No, that’s not your job. Your job is to get more right than wrong. And be prepared to get it wrong, because that will happen. That’s part of the job.

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Distressed Firms

By Valuation Master Class Student

Financial distress is a situation when a company cannot meet or has difficulties to pay off its financial obligations to its creditors.

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Oil Refinery Business in Thailand: What they do and what do investors need to know

By Valuation Master Class Student

The oil refinery is one of the major businesses in Thailand with a market capitalization over 600 billion THB.

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Careers in Finance with Frank Schwab

By Andrew Stotz

If you’re just starting your career in finance, don’t compare yourself to veterans because it’s impossible to have the experience they have. Instead, compare yourself with your peers.

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Overview of the Petrochemical Industry in Thailand

By Valuation Master Class Student

Petrochemical companies use products from crude oil and natural gas to produce petrochemical products to be used as raw materials in many industries.

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Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

By Valuation Master Class Student

For every organization, it is the utmost importance for strategists to enhance long-term profits.  Strategy consultants often use Porter’s five forces as the framework or starting point, when making an evaluation of a firm’s strategic position.

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What Is Free Cash Flow to the Firm?

By Andrew Stotz

Free cash flow to the firm (FCFF) is the cash flow that a company is ‘free’ to distribute to all…

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Treating Stocks as Business Ownership Is Contrarian Today

By Valuation Master Class Student

When it comes to money and investing decisions, we are not always as rational as we think we are; therefore, in this essay, I will expand about investors’ behavior in the stock market.

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