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FIN 444 Week 7 Notes

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FIN 444 Week 7 Notes FIN 444

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Date Created: 02/26/16
FIN  444     Week  7  Notes     Week 7 Financial Markets • Public Financial Markets- markets for the creation, sale and trade of liquid securities having standardized features • Private Financial Markets- markets for the creation, sale and trade of illiquid securities having less standardized negotiated features. Determining Cost of Debt Capital • Interest rate – price paid to borrow funds • Default Risk- risk that a borrower will not pay the interest and/ or principal on a loan (US. Treasury (Low), Bank (High) • Nominal Interest Rate – observed or stated interest rate • Real interest rate –interest one would face in the absence of inflation, risk, illiquidity and any other factors determining the appropriate interest • Risk-free interest rate – interest rate on debt that is virtually free of default risk • Inflation – rising prices not offset by increasing quality of the goods or services being purchased • Inflation premium • Prime rate – interest rate charged by banks to their hightest quality (lowest default risk) business customers • Bond Rating – reflects the default risk of a firms bonds as judged by a bond rating agency • Senior agency – debt secured by a ventures assets • Subordinated debt – debt with an inferior claim (relative to sernior debt (gets paid first) to venture assets) Estimating the Cost of Equity Capital • Organized Securities Exchange • Over the counter Market • *Market capitilazation – determined by multiplying a firms current stock price by the number of share that are outstanding Cost of Equity Capital for Private Ventures • Venture Hubris Valuation Workshop PPT Valuation • $/$ + pre-money valuation • ex. 1/ 1+4 = 1/5 = 20% equity to capital • Rubber meets road • Why important? Importance of Entrepreneurship • Market based economy FIN  444     Week  7  Notes     • Life’s supply & demand curves • Competition • Global economy • Relevant Facts o 1 million companies created per year o 60-80% of new jobs are small businesses Why Failure • Not working hard enough • Not enough resources • No market Levels of Value- when business owners gift their stock to family members* Test Question • Control Company Value o Minority Discount about 30% • Public Company Value o Marketability Discount about 15% • Restricted Stock Value o Marketability Discount about 25% • Private Company Value Three Valuation Approaches: • Income Approach – Values company by discounting future cash flows • Market Approach – values company using multiples of similar companies • Cost approach – values company assuming liquidation of tangible assets Know what an investment banker does* Accredited Investor – an individual that has either 1 million dollars in net worth or has had $250,000 in 2 consecutive years Entrepreneurship – starting your own business, taking a risk, “changing ideas into commercial activities”  


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