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Valuing Technology Businesses

A practitioner’s guide to contemporary valuation techniques

18 - 20 March 2019

London, UK, Venue TBC

Technology businesses offer tremendous potential opportunities. Attend this course and be able to:

  • Understand the differences between corporate & technology valuation and lifecycles and corporate cash flows
  • Understand how to apply the DCF model to technology companies, and its limitations
  • Evaluate the stable growth stage and calculating terminal value
  • Understand the use of revenue and profit multiples in technology valuation
  • Appreciate the importance of EBITDA and its limitations
  • Explain the potential use of the real options approach and challenges in its application
  • Critically review alternative valuation approaches including intrinsic, relative, probabilistic and real options
  • Understand how to value start-up companies including the characteristics of young companies and sectors and a life cycle view of start-up companies
  • Review the valuation of pre IPO companies, including the characteristics of growth company and sectors and the value of equity claims

 Download the Valuing Technology Businesses course brochure

Dates: 18-20 March 2019 & 7-9 October 2019
Venue: Central London
Course Leader: Roger Mills
Course Fee: £2299.00 + VAT @ 20%  = £2758.80

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This course draws on expert Roger Mills's experience and features many practical examples which reinforce the presentation and engage participants

Case studies include: Excel based valuation of a startup technology company based upon the trainer’s experience

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Roger Mills is Emeritus Professor of Finance and Accounting at Henley Business School, Universityof Reading and he has a unique blend of academic and business experience.
From his academic studies, all undertaken part time whilst working, he has a PhD in Finance, a Masters in Management Studies (MBA) and a first degree in Psychology, Sociology and Economics. During the professional part of his career he qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant, Company Secretary and Corporate Treasurer. Currently, he is the CEO of his own group of companies and an advisor to a number of organisations at board level, including one Middle East bank. He has consulted to numerous companies and organisations in many countries around the World.

He has worked extensively with banks and financial institutions,
primarily in France, UK and Scandinavia, in corporate and investment banking (including private equity and venture capital).
As a private equity investor Roger was a founding member of a
technology startup that secured a successful AIM listing on the
London Stock Exchange for a dotcom company in the late 1990’s. This listed company went on to acquire a number of businesses to refocus its activities before being acquired by a private equity player. He has also been involved in advising a number of technology companies generally and with respect to their valuations. These have included the start-up of a flying car that has subsequently gone into production and, more recently, an education technology business.

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