Date: 7/16/2024 - 7/17/2024
Event start time: 12:00 PM
Event end time: 2:00 PM
Category: Seminar
Price: Members - $445; Non-Members - $495

Understanding & Communicating Company Value (Two, 2-Hour Live Virtual Sessions)

Tuesday, July 16, 12 pm - 2 pm ET and 
Wednesday, July 17, 12 pm - 2 pm ET


Developing Skills Level
Prerequisites: Financial Information Essentials or equivalent knowledge

If you would like to know how companies are valued by investors and analysts then this course is for you. We cover what’s meant by intrinsic value (including the key inputs to discounted cash flow models) and valuation using multiples. We also consider valuation in an M&A context. Finally, we help you understand what you can do in communications terms to ensure that your company’s stock is fairly valued.


  • Appreciate how companies are valued 
  • Be able to identify key valuation drivers
  • Learn how to communicate for value

COURSE PROGRAM - 4-hour course delivered over two days 

How Companies are Valued Using DCF
  • Key valuation concepts and principles
  • Evaluating market and sector prospects
  • Valuation using DCF
  • Key inputs to analysts' models
  • Forecasting issues and the importance of guidance
  • Short cuts used by Lex (FT), Heard on the Street (WSJ), and Breakingviews for valuing synergies in M&A 
  • Influencing valuation using communications
How Companies are Valued Using Multiples 
  • Equity and enterprise multiples and which to use 
  • Understanding price targets and recommendations
  • Which sector, which methodology?
  • Commonly used multiples in M&A
  • Evaluating deals - impact on EPS and on value creation 
  • Equity and debt-funded deals and why a mixture is often most appropriate 
  • Using communications to influence valuation 



  • Small group, interactive workshops delivered using Zoom
  • Access the event on your laptop or tablet (or even your phone)
  • Discussions and case studies via breakout groups
  • Quizzes and polls

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