Mergers v Acquisitions: What’s the Difference?
Mergers and acquisitions are the life blood of investment banking divisions. Anyone working in M&A will inevitably be asked to do both. But what’s the difference? When should a company choose one over the other and how does the investment bank decide on a valuation? 1. Mergers A Merger takes place when two organisations come […]
How to Value a Company (2020) : DCFs, Multiples and Comps
Valuation is the process of deriving the currently projected worth of an asset or a company. There are many different methods used to produce valuations, and often they have different values. Therefore, it is essential to use the right technique for valuation when evaluating a particular company. Valuations are a vital part of an analyst’s […]
Top 10 Investment Banks (2020)
There are hundreds of investment banks worldwide, but each bank is different based on many categories, including revenue, total employees, global presence, and market share. The top investment banks are generally viewed as those with the highest numbers across the different categories. This article will provide a brief description of each of the top ten […]
What is Equity Research?
Equity research is the backdrop of any investment activity. If an investment is a theatrical performance, equity research would be what goes on backstage. It is usually conducted by a team of associates (junior researchers), headed by an analyst (senior researcher), the aim of this type of research is to advice on buying, selling and/or […]