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Damodaran on Valuation, Second Edition provides you with today's most straightforward and comprehensive examination of the approaches and models necessary for performing valuations. Written by renowned teacher, author, and valuation authority Aswath Damodaran, and fully revised and updated from its top-selling first editionwhich has become the essential reference for any professional needing accurate and reliable valuation informationthis invaluable book now provides you with:
For more than a decade, Damodaran on Valuation has been the standard valuation reference for professionals in virtually everyfield. Business realities have changed dramatically over that time, but the principles underlying valuation have not. Let this comprehensively revised and updated edition give you the knowledge and tools you need to address today's increasingly complexand uncompromisingcorporate and investment valuation environment.
"Aswath Damodaran is simply the best valuation teacher around. If you are interested in the theory or practice of valuation, you should have Damodaran on Valuation on your bookshelf. You can bet that I do."
Michael J. Mauboussin, Chief Investment Strategist, Legg Mason Capital Management and author of More Than You Know: Finding Financial Wisdom in Unconventional Places
"Damodaran on Valuation is a marvel. The combination of expositional simplicity and conceptual rigor in this book is a rarity in the field of finance; rarer still is the clarity of ideas that simultaneously informs and delights. I do not believe that one can claim to be a serious practitioneror, for that matter, teacherof business valuation without mastering the ideas presented in this definitive piece of work."
Professor Anant K. Sundaram, Faculty Director of Executive Education, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College
"Professor Damodaran does an excellent job of incorporating public and private company valuation issues in one volume. It's full of 'how tos' in dealing with difficult technical issues not usually addressed in text books, making it a great discussion tool and resource for both the student and the valuation professional. This is a great addition to any valuation library or training program."
Scott A. Nammacher, CFA, ASA, Managing Director, Empire Valuation Consultants, LLC
In today's no-room-for-error business environment, the ability to accurately value a company's assetsboth tangible and intangibleis essential for a wide variety of professionals, whether they are inside or outside that company. Damodaran on Valuation looks at valuation from the viewpoint of both the internal corporate strategist and the external portfolio manager, addressing issues related to models and techniques for valuing a business and, just as important, explaining their application in either the operation or acquisition of that business.
Damodaran on Valuation explores all aspects of valuation, from the fundamentals of estimating cash flows and discount rates to the principles underlying the use of multiples. In addition, the book addresses what are often left as loose ends in valuationthe value of control and synergy; how best to deal with cash, non-operating assets, and employee stock options when valuing a company; and the consequences of illiquidity, distress, and lack of transparency for asset value.
Whether you are a manager looking to maximize a company's value or an investor looking to beat the market, Damodaran on Valuation will give you the detailed, logical, and sensible answers you need to arrive at an accurate valuation.
Damodaran is fantastic. I love his work. His valuation books are really insightful.Published 8 months ago by Apollinaire
Value for money, came to Croatia pretty fast..Recommend to all who want to have closer look to the alpha and omega of the corporate finance.Published 22 months ago by Ivan
I used it for my Corporate Finance class and this book is as thorough as you can get. It made it so easy for me and I easily sailed by the entire semester without taking any... Read morePublished on September 18, 2013 by NS
This was a great book. As of now it is the best Finance book I have ever read. It is an essential reference for learning the basics of how to value stocks and their underlying... Read morePublished on September 3, 2012 by Jonny123
The book focuses too much on theoretical approaches. The methods are presented in a verbose manner. A lot of the information is irrelevant for practical use.Published on January 23, 2012 by Bob
Damodaran is widely known in the academic/financial arena. The second edition clears up many hiccups in the first edition. Read morePublished on October 10, 2011 by J. Lancellotti
Good for the classroon, not the real world. Almost a total emphasis on disocunted cash flow, not used much by most practitioners.Published on April 9, 2010 by M&A player