Investment Valuation: Tools and Techniques for Determining the Value of Any Asset, University Edition

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 17, 2012 - Business & Economics - 974 pages
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The definitive source of information on all topics related to investment valuation tools and techniques

Valuation is at the heart of any investment decision, whether that decision is buy, sell or hold. But the pricing of many assets has become a more complex task in modern markets, especially after the recent financial crisis. In order to be successful at this endeavor, you must have a firm understanding of the proper valuation techniques. One valuation book stands out as withstanding the test of time among students of financial markets and investors, Aswath Damodaran'sInvestment Valuation.

Now completely revised and updated to reflect changing market conditions, this third edition comprehensively introduces students and investment professionals to the range of valuation models available and how to chose the right model for any given asset valuation scenario. This edition includes valuation techniques for a whole host of real options, start-up firms, unconventional assets, distressed companies and private equity, and real estate. All examples have been updated and new material has been added.

  • An expansion of ancillaries include updated online databases, spreadsheets, and other educational support tools
  • Fully revised to incorporate valuation lessons learned from the last five years, from the market crisis and emerging markets to new types of equity investments
  • Revised examples of company valuations such as companies from Eastern Europe and Africa, which stress the global nature of modern valuation
  • Author Aswath Damodaran is regarded as one of the best educators and thinkers on the topic of investment valuation

This indispensable guide is a must read for students wishing to gain a better understanding of investment valuation and its methods. With it, you can take the insights and advice of a recognized authority on the valuation process and immediately put them to work for you.

 

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
CHAPTER
11
CHAPTER 3
27
CHAPTER 4
58
CHAPTER 5
87
CHAPTER 6
111
CHAPTER 7
154
CHAPTER 25
172
CHAPTER 19
511
CHAPTER 20
542
CHAPTER 21
581
CHAPTER 22
611
CHAPTER 23
643
CHAPTER 24
667
CHAPTER 26
739
CHAPTER 27
766

CHAPTER 8
182
CHAPTER 9
229
CHAPTER 10
250
CHAPTER 11
271
CHAPTER 12
304
CHAPTER 13
323
CHAPTER 14
351
CHAPTER 16
423
CHAPTER 17
453
CHAPTER 18
468
CHAPTER 28
781
CHAPTER 29
805
CHAPTER 30
826
CHAPTER 31
841
CHAPTER 32
869
CHAPTER 33
894
CHAPTER 34
925
References
939
Index
954
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About the author (2012)

ASWATH DAMODARAN is Professor of Finance at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He has been the recipient of numerous awards for outstanding teaching, including the NYU university-wide Distinguished Teaching Award, and was named one of the nation's top business school teachers by BusinessWeek in 1994. In addition, Damodaran teaches training courses in corporate finance and valuation at many leading investment banks. His publications include Damodaran on Valuation: Security Analysis for Investment and Corporate Finance; Investment Valuation; Corporate Finance; Investment Management; and Applied Corporate Finance, all published by Wiley, and The Dark Side of Valuation.

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