Valuation is generally regarded as a mixture of a science and an art: Whilst, generally speaking, fairly well established financial theory can be used as the basis of most valuations required in practice, there is still a variety of methods and models that can be applied, leading to the potential for several valuation outcomes, especially as estimates are often required for the values for key inputs. In this post, I cover a range of mistakes that are most frequently made in valuation analysis and modelling. [Read more…] about Common Mistakes in Valuation Modelling
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There is widespread evidence that risks are very often ignored by people, organisations and businesses taking important decisions. This is despite the availability of tools (such as Excel add-ins) to simplify the modelling of risk. Many of the challenges and tools are covered in my book Business Risk and Simulation Modelling. In this post, I mention some of the areas. [Read more…] about Why Do We Ignore Risks?