A Merger and Acquisition (M&A) financial model is one of the most popular financial models that is usually used to evaluate the financial aspects of a merger or acquisition transaction used before and during mergers and acquisitions by merging the financial statements of the acquiring company and the acquired company to create consolidated financial statements.Continue reading What is Merger and Acquisition (M&A) Financial Model?
Comparable Company Analysis (CCA) is one of the most popular financial models used to assess the value of a company using data from other similarly sized businesses in the same industry.Continue reading What is Comparable Company Analysis financial model?
Discounted Cash Flow is a valuation method used by investors to work out the value of an investment which can be either money, assets, companies, etc. based on its future cash flows. Discounted Cash Flow model is one of the most popular financial models that is widely used by business owners and investors.Continue reading What is Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) financial model?
Three Statement Financial model is one of the most popular financial models that is built based on the three financial statements below using data in the past and assumptions for the future to forecast or project the financial position of a company as a whole.Continue reading What is 3-statement financial model? How to build it
A firm’s Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) represents a firm’s average after-tax cost of capital from all sources, including common shares, preferred shares, bonds, and other forms of debt where each source comes with a specific weight in the total.Continue reading What is WACC (Weighted Average Cost of Capital)? How to calculate
The internal rate of return (IRR) is a core component of capital budgeting and corporate finance used in financial analysis to estimate the profitability of potential investments. IRR is a discount rate that makes the net present value (NPV) of all cash flows equal to zero in a discounted cash flow analysis.Continue reading What is IRR (Internal Rate of Return)?
A financial model is a specific type of financial planning. In essence, businesses use financial modeling as a tool to reflect financial planning through calculation, measurement and quantification.Continue reading What is Financial Model?