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Archive for January, 2019

Now you must think someone is joking, right? Surely, there is no such thing in business as excess earnings. As the saying goes, the more the better. Don’t get confused though – in business valuation, as in many financial analysis areas, technical definitions make all the difference. Excess earnings – more than a pretty name… Continue Reading


Valuing a business by discounting its cash flows? Guess what’s lurking in the discount rate. Yep, the renowned equity risk premium. Better yet, business appraisers like to drop a formal name for this number – the implied equity risk premium. What is going on? Well, to start with, take a look at the way the… Continue Reading