Valuation : Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies
Valuation has been the foremost resource for measuring company value for nearly three decades. Now in its seventh edition, this acclaimed volume continues to help financial professionals around the world gain a deep understanding of valuation and help their companies create, manage, and maximize economic value for their shareholders.
This latest edition has been carefully revised and updated throughout, and includes new insights on topics such as digital, ESG (environmental, social and governance), and long-term investing, as well as fresh case studies.
Clear, accessible chapters cover the fundamental principles of value creation, analyzing and forecasting performance, capital structure and dividends, valuing high-growth companies, and much more. The Financial Times calls the book "one of the practitioners' best guides to valuation."
Provides complete, detailed guidance on every crucial aspect of corporate valuation
Explains the strategies, techniques, and nuances of valuation every manager needs to know
Covers both core and advanced valuation techniques and management strategies
Features/Includes a companion website that covers key issues in valuation, including videos, discussions of trending topics, and real-world valuation examples from the capital markets
For over 90 years, McKinsey & Company has helped corporations and organizations make substantial and lasting improvements in their performance. Through seven editions and 30 years, Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies, has served as the definitive reference for finance professionals, including investment bankers, financial analysts, CFOs and corporate managers, venture capitalists, and students and instructors in all areas of finance.
- Hardback | 896 pages
- 181 x 263 x 36mm | 1,550g
- 17 Nov 2020
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- New York, United States
- 7th Edition
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Comprehensive in scope, Valuation reviews the foundations of value, explores core and advanced valuation techniques, clarifies how to manage value, and offers solutions for special situations. The authors explain how to develop a business portfolio strategy based on which business units a corporate parent is best positioned to own and which might perform better under someone else's ownership. They also reveal how to assess major transactions such as acquisitions, divestitures, and restructurings. In addition, Valuation gives professionals an understanding of how to design a capital structure that supports a company's strategy with a reasonable level of risk.
This thoroughly revised and updated Seventh Edition provides insights on improving planning and resource allocation, including for digital, for environmental, social, and governance, and for long-term investing. It also includes a collection of fresh case studies.
Valuation plays a pivotal role for both long- and short-term strategy. For more than 30 years, analysts and managers have turned to Valuation as a reference guide, helping to answer questions about challenging situations. This updated edition continues Valuation's reputation for offering the quality solutions you need right now.
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The revised Seventh Edition of Valuation offers detailed, step-by-step explanations of how to easily and effectively measure and manage the value of companies. This book contains proven valuation frameworks that have been used successfully in McKinsey & Company's consulting work, including illustrative case studies that put the spotlight on practical judgments involved in developing and using valuations.
PRAISE FOR VALUATION
"The book's clarity and comprehensive coverage make it one of the best practitioners' guides to valuation."
"Valuation . . . is a reminder of why shareholder value is still the most powerful idea in business and why many criticisms thrown at it are unfair."
"A 'how to' guide for corporate executives who want to get at the unrealized shareholder values trapped in public companies."
--The New York Times
"Cuts through the clutter and confusion to focus executives on what really drives value creation."
--Fernando Tennenbaum, CFO, AB InBev
"Clearly articulates both the principles and practical applications of creating value."
--John Graham, D. Richard Mead Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
"The best valuation book just got better. It is required reading for all executives."
--Benjamin C. Esty, Roy and Elizabeth Simmons Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
"The bible in its field. Anyone wanting to understand what drives corporate value should read this latest edition."
--Dr. Raymond Breu, retired CFO, Novartis AG
Table of contents
Part One Foundations of Value
1 Why Value Value? 3
2 Finance in a Nutshell 17
3 Fundamental Principles of Value Creation 27
4 Risk and the Cost of Capital 55
5 The Alchemy of Stock Market Performance 69
6 Valuation of ESG and Digital Initiatives 83
7 The Stock Market is Smarter Than You Think 99
8 Return on Invested Capital 127
9 Growth 155
Part Two Core Valuation Techniques
10 Frameworks for Valuation 177
11 Reorganizing the Financial Statements 205
12 Analyzing Performance 239
13 Forecasting Performance 259
14 Estimating Continuing Value 285
15 Estimating the Cost of Capital 305
16 Moving from Enterprise Value to Value per Share 335
17 Analyzing the Results 357
18 Using Multiples 367
19 Valuation by Parts 391
Part Three Advanced Valuation Techniques
20 Taxes 413
21 Nonoperating Items, Provisions, and Reserves 427
22 Leases 443
23 Retirement Obligations 457
24 Measuring Performance in Capital-Light Businesses 467
25 Alternative Ways to Measure Return on Capital 483
26 Inflation 493
27 Cross-Border Valuation 507
Part Four Managing for Value
28 Corporate Portfolio Strategy 527
29 Strategic Management: Analytics 547
30 Strategic Management: Mindsets and Behaviors 571
31 Mergers and Acquisitions 585
32 Divestitures 613
33 Capital Structure, Dividends, and Share Repurchases 633
34 Investor Communications 667
Part Five Special Situations
35 Emerging Markets 691
36 High-Growth Companies 709
37 Cyclical Companies 725
38 Banks 733
39 Flexibility 759
Appendix A Discounted Economic Profit Equals Discounted Free Cash Flow 793
Appendix B Derivation of Free Cash Flow, Weighted Average Cost of Capital, and Adjusted Present Value 799
Appendix C Levering and Unlevering the Cost of Equity 805
Appendix D Leverage and the Price-to-Earnings Multiple 813
Appendix E Other Capital Structure Issues 817
Appendix F Technical Issues in Estimating the Market Risk Premium 823
Appendix G Global, International, and Local CAPM 827
Appendix H A Valuation of Costco Wholesale 835
Appendix I Two-Stage Formula for Continuing Value 859
About McKinsey & Company Inc.
MARC GOEDHART is a senior expert in McKinsey's Amsterdam office and endowed professor of corporate valuation at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).
DAVID WESSELS is an adjunct professor of finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He was named by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of America's top business school instructors.
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