This course aims to provide knowledge on company valuation, and to allow answering the following questions: “Is the company profitable?” “How much does it cost?”. These key questions are nowadays central in our complex and globalized economy, for both public and private companies. Financial questions include altogether industrial strategies, value creation and forecasts, considering the increasing role of financing tools and their impact on capital structures.
The course is divided in two parts: Financial analysis and company valuation.
Main indicators of financial performance.
Cash flows and normalization concerns.
Profitability analysis based on public (CAC 40) and private (Private Equity) companies.
Valuation methods based on traditional approaches and their sensitivity, as well as more advanced valuation methods.
Christophe Lam has been working for 8 years in the field of company valuation and financial engineering in Parus, London, New York (NG Finance, SGCIB, KPMG). He is specialized in issuance of hybrid securities, like the impact on capital structure and the value of all warrant types, including convertible bonds.
Christophe is also in charge of financial analysis and company valuation courses at Sciences Po Paris (Master in economics and management), debt instrument courses at ESCP Europe (Advanced Master in finance), and business strategy at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Magisterium in Finance).