ASWATH DAMODARAN is Professor of Finance at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He has been the recipient of numerous awards for outstanding teaching, including New York University's Distinguished Teaching Award. He has also been named one of the nation's top business school teachers by BusinessWeek. Damodaran conducts training courses in corporate finance and valuation at many leading investment banks. He is the author of numerous leading finance books, including the first edition of Damodaran on Valuation, Investment Valuation, Corporate Finance, Investment Management, Investment Philosophies, and Applied Corporate Finance, all published by Wiley.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Valuation.
Introduction to Chapters 2-6: Discounted Cashflow Valuation.
Chapter 2: Estimating Discount Rates.
Chapter 3: Measuring Cash Flows.
Chapter 4: Forecasting Cash Flows.
Chapter 5: Equity Discounted Cash Flow Models.
Chapter 6: Firm Valuation Models.
Introduction to Chapters 7-9: Relative Valuation.
Chapter 7: Relative Valuation: First Principles.
Chapter 8: Equity Multiples.
Chapter 9: Value Multiples.
Introduction to Chapters 10-17: Loose Ends in Valuation.
Chapter 10: Cash, Cross Holdings and Other Assets.
Chapter 11: Employee Equity Options and Compensation.
Chapter 12: The Value of Intangibles.
Chapter 13: The Value of Control.
Chapter 14: The Value of Liquidity.
Chapter 15: The Value of Synergy.
Chapter 16: The Value of Transparency.
Chapter 17: The Cost of Distress.
Chapter 18: Closing Thoughts.