Investment Banking WORKBOOK is the ideal complement to Investment Banking, Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts, and Mergers & Acquisitions, Second Edition , enabling you to truly master and refine the core skills at the center of the world of finance. This comprehensive study guide provides an invaluable opportunity to explore your understanding of the strategies and techniques covered in the main text, before putting them to work in real-world situations. The WORKBOOK which parallels the main book chapter by chapter contains over 400 problem-solving exercises and multiple-choice questions.
Topics reviewed include: Valuation and its various forms of analysis, including comparable companies, precedent transactions and discounted cash flow analysis Leveraged buyouts from the fundamentals of LBO economics and structure to detailed modeling and valuation M&A sell-side tools and techniques, including an overview of an organized M&A sale process M&A buy-side strategy and analysis, including a comprehensive merger consequences analysis that includes accretion/(dilution) and balance sheet effects The lessons found within will help you successfully navigate the dynamic world of investment banking and professional investing. Investment Banking WORKBOOK will enable you to take your learning to the next level in terms of understanding and applying the critical financial tools necessary to be an effective finance professional.
Joshua Rosenbaum is a Managing Director at UBS Investment Bank in the Global Industrial Group. He originates, structures, and advises on M&A, corporate finance, and capital markets transactions. Previously, he worked at the International Finance Corporation, the direct investment division of the World Bank. He received his AB from Harvard and his MBA with Baker Scholar honors from Harvard Business School. Joshua Pearl is an investment analyst at Brahman Capital Corp. Previously, he structured and executed leveraged loan and high yield bond financings, as well as leveraged buyouts and restructurings as a Director at UBS Investment Bank in Leveraged Finance. Prior to UBS, he worked at Moelis & Company and Deutsche Bank. He received his BS in Business from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.
About the Authors vii Acknowledgments ix INTRODUCTION 1 Target Audience 1 Content and Applications 2 Chapter 1 Comparable Companies Analysis 3 Questions 3 Answers and Rationale 28 Chapter 2 Precedent Transactions Analysis 55 Questions 55 Answers and Rationale 76 Chapter 3 Discounted Cash Flow Analysis 93 Questions 93 Answers and Rationale 120 Chapter 4 Leveraged Buyouts 149 Questions 149 Answers and Rationale 160 Chapter 5 LBO Analysis 169 Questions 169 Answers and Rationale 189 Chapter 6 Sell-Side M&A 205 Questions 205 Answers and Rationale 217 Chapter 7 Buy-Side M&A 225 Questions 225 Answers and Rationale 243