Risk Premiums: A Look at CSRP


Company-specific risk is not an ideal name for this risk. All firms face company-specific risks, many of which are somewhat similar across industries and companies. For example, how many firms have you valued that had to deal with the risk of customer concentration? company-specific riskIs anything “company-specific” per se?

Understanding the Company-Specific Risk Premium: A Guide for Attorneys

Gross Mendelsohn

Understanding risk factors is essential in determining how a business will be valued. Let’s consider what your business-owning clients need to know about company-specific risks and how they come into play when it’s time for a business valuation.


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What Is Equity Risk Premium?

Andrew Stolz

Definition of Equity Risk Premium. It is the difference between expected returns from the stock market and the expected returns from risk-free investments. What Impacts the Equity Risk Premium? How Do You Calculate Equity Risk Premium?

Del. Supreme Court Hears SWS Oral Argument

Appraisal Rights

Part of the argument focused on the concept of size premium – a primer on which is available here – and which is being contested in the SWS appeal. Equity Risk Premium Fair Value Merger Price Size PremiumWe’ve written before about the SWS appraisal case, decided in mid 2017. After the ruling, petitioners appealed to the Delaware Supreme Court. On Wednesday, February 21, the Delaware Supreme Court held oral argument (which you can watch on this site ).

SWS Group: The Breakdown

Appraisal Rights

In selecting the appropriate equity risk premium, the court observed that whether to use supply-side or historical ERP should be determined on a case-by-case basis. Beta Comparable Companies Discounted Cash Flow Analysis Equity Risk Premium Fair Value Interest on Appraised Value Merger Price Perpetuity Growth Rate Size Premium

What is the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)?

Andrew Stolz

It helps an investor understand what to expect to earn in relation to the risk-free rate and the market return. CAPM assumes that the minimum a rational investor would earn is the risk-free rate by buying the risk-free asset. Definition of Capital Asset Pricing Model.

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What Is Arbitrage Pricing Theory?

Andrew Stolz

It is a model based on the linear relationship between an asset’s expected risk and return. Both the theories explain the relationship between expected return and risk; although, the arbitrage pricing theory is harder to implement. The risk-free rate is 5%.

DEBRA, next big tax reform in Europe?

Simply Treasury

The definition of "net equity" is as follows: equity of the company = sum of subscribed capital, share premiums, revaluation reserves, reserves and retained earnings, minus the tax value of the company's holdings in associated companies and the tax value of its own shares.

Apple vs. Saudi Aramco – comparing the most valuable companies in the world


Market risk premium and risk free rate are both somewhat lower for the American firm than for the Arab oil company. Apple vs. Saudi Aramco – the most valuable companies in the world. Weekly Valuation – Valutico | 7 July 2022. Valuation Apple: click here.

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What is Beta in Finance, and why is it Essential for a Business Valuation?


To evaluate a company's value, using the cash flow discounting method, the future cash flows that the firm will generate must be estimated and capitalized at a discount rate appropriate to the firm's risk. The firm's risk assessment is done by calculating the weighted average capital price, which weighs the cost of debt (foreign capital) and the cost of equity. What is Beta in Finance, and why is it essential for a business valuation?

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Private company valuation: Better understand your worth


Simply put, the higher the discount rate, the greater the risk associated with achieving your value projections, which amounts to a decreased valuation. Uncategorized Accounting Auditing Coronavirus COVID-19 Risk Management US Securities and Exchange Commission

Review the concept of WACC

Andrew Stolz

The cost of equity (Ke) is an expected return that a firm pays to an equity investor to compensate for the risk of investing capital. The formula implies the return an investor expects from a risk-free investment plus the return from the stock in relation to market volatility.

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Methods of Business Valuation by Their Profitability


This result over several years is then valued by discounting, at a discount rate, symboled by i, taking into account the risk that this performance will not be achieved. We note that the higher the expected rate (in other words, the greater the risk is perceived as necessary, to the point of requiring a substantial "risk premium"), the lower the multiple that will apply and therefore the lower valuation: we buy cheaper which is less safe.