Valuation of a High Growth Business

Comparing a Dynamic Company 
to Similar Firms on the Stock Market
is the Simple Approach to Valuation

The valuation of a high growth business is a key concern for the owners of the enterprise as well as outsiders such as prospective investors. As an example, a corporate buyer that plans to acquire the high flyer has to figure out how much the business is worth. The same is true of a savvy investor who wants to buy a block of shares in a company listed on a stock exchange.

A simple way to gauge the value of a business is to compare it to similar firms in the equity market. The matchup against listed firms is directly relevant, for instance, in the case of a public offering of shares. However, the same analysis can serve as a point of reference in other settings. An example of the latter is a decision by the owners to sell the company, whether in whole or in part, by way of a private transaction.

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International Real Estate for Investment and Retirement

A Primer and Guide
to Top Resources for Investing
in International Real Estate

An investor in international real estate has to consider a host of issues in selecting a property. To this end, the crucial factors span the gamut from global trends in real estate to local conditions in the target neighborhood.

This article presents a lineup of large-scale trends in the marketplace as well as key issues for the investor. A second, and related, task is to lay out a palette of pointers for avoiding common mistakes. A third feature involves a review of the top resources for investing in the property sector in far-flung countries.

International Real Estate for Investment and Retirement

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