Lyft vs. Uber: Hailing a Ride to Public Markets

Lyft vs. Uber: Hailing a Ride to Public Markets

With both expected to go public in 2019, we look at Lyft vs Uber and how they would be valued on the...

AI Investment Primer: Laying the Groundwork (Part I)

AI Investment Primer: Laying the Groundwork (Part I)

Over the last few years, the world has witnessed an explosion of interest surrounding Artificial...

Professional Sports Franchise Valuation

Professional Sports Franchise Valuation

Professional sports franchises continue to see record sale prices. But what drives a team like the...

Online Dating Industry: The Business of Love

Online Dating Industry: The Business of Love

Though matchmaking is one of the oldest industries in existence, online matchmaking is now having a...

Real Estate Valuation Using Regression Analysis – A Tutorial

Real Estate Valuation Using Regression Analysis – A Tutorial

Traditional approaches to valuing real estate can lean towards the qualitative side, relying more on...

A Deep Dive into the Future of Mobility

A Deep Dive into the Future of Mobility

The paradigm of what a car is and how we use it is changing. Energy innovation, artificial...

Equity Levels of Value: The Logic Behind Premiums and Discounts

Equity Levels of Value: The Logic Behind Premiums and Discounts

Business value is much more than just the sum of discounted future cash flows. There are strategic...

Fintech Valuation Methods for Money Transfer Disruptors

Fintech Valuation Methods for Money Transfer Disruptors

Valuation of private fintech startups is a step-by-step process that requires a holistic assessment...

Valuation Drivers to Consider During the M&A Sale Process

Valuation Drivers to Consider During the M&A Sale Process

While selling one’s company can seem like a daunting and difficult task, there exists a proven model...

Corporate Tax Reform and the Future of Valuation

Corporate Tax Reform and the Future of Valuation

In December 2017, Congress’ tax reform bill, amongst many sweeping changes, reduced the marginal tax...

What is a Down Round and How to Avoid One

What is a Down Round and How to Avoid One

Anyone vaguely familiar with the venture capital industry knows that down rounds are bad news. But...

Getting to the Greeks: The Comprehensive Guide to Option Pricing

Getting to the Greeks: The Comprehensive Guide to Option Pricing

Stock options are widely used in public and private markets, both as malleable trading tools and for...

The Most Exciting Asset Class in Private Equity? Search Funds from the Investor’s Perspective

The Most Exciting Asset Class in Private Equity? Search Funds from the Investor’s Perspective

In the current low interest rate environment, investors have been increasingly moving towards...

Earnouts: Structures For Breaking Negotiation Deadlocks

Earnouts: Structures For Breaking Negotiation Deadlocks

The discipline of mergers and acquisitions is a complex and labyrinthine one, peppered with its...

The Undeniable Importance of a Business Plan

The Undeniable Importance of a Business Plan

We often hear about business plans in the context of early-stage companies; however, constructing...

M&A Negotiation Tactics and Strategies: Tips from a Pro

M&A Negotiation Tactics and Strategies: Tips from a Pro

Mergers and acquisitions are headline-grabbing events that are often the pinnacle of a CEO’s career....

Advanced Financial Modeling Best Practices: Hacks for Intelligent, Error-Free Modeling

Advanced Financial Modeling Best Practices: Hacks for Intelligent, Error-Free Modeling

From abstract spreadsheets to real-world application, financial models have become an inextricable...

The Financial Implications of Technical Debt

The Financial Implications of Technical Debt

Technical debt, which relates to suboptimal technology infrastructure in an organization, can...

Waking Up a Sleeping Industry: Mattress Industry Disruption

Waking Up a Sleeping Industry: Mattress Industry Disruption

Once crammed into stuffy showrooms with eager salespeople and a dizzying plethora of models,...

Why Music Royalties Are an Attractive Asset Class

Why Music Royalties Are an Attractive Asset Class

In the current market environment of low yields and interest rates, music royalties are an...

 
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