valuation

“Valuation – Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies” (by Tim Koller, Marc Goedhart and David Wessels) – a Financial Book Review

“Valuation – Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies” is a book written from a practical perspective by McKinsey practitioners (among the best in the world in the non-bank investment advising for M&A’s)

– The book covers almost any aspect of the corporate valuation, from a stock market perspective to an internal projects point of view;

– “Valuation” comes inside the rigorous “Wiley Finance” collection where you can expect a detailed approach on most of the finance topics.

These said, my expectations were quite high – also the promises made were substantial. And after all, I was just curious why “Valuation” is the bestselling guide on corporate valuation.

The book has a logical system building approach. Read More »“Valuation – Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies” (by Tim Koller, Marc Goedhart and David Wessels) – a Financial Book Review

Book Review – “Handbook of Finance, Volume III – Valuation, Financial Modeling and Quantitative Tools” by Frank J. Fabozzi (editor)

This week I managed to get over another monster book in finance – the third volume of a well respected series of handbooks put together by the Yale Professor in the Practice of Finance, Frank. J. Fabozzi. It is hard not to be impressed when you first look at such a book – it is a massive tome of 835 thin pages, premium quality paper and full of articles by various authors. So at first I was very curious – what is inside?

I was quite surprised – the book is quite comprehensive. I would say that it is maybe a bit too comprehensive for the finance practitioner who wants a quick reference for an expert issue in the field. Just for your broad idea, here’s the book’s summary listed shortly:

Volume III. Valuation, Financial Modeling, And Quantitative Tools. Read More »Book Review – “Handbook of Finance, Volume III – Valuation, Financial Modeling and Quantitative Tools” by Frank J. Fabozzi (editor)