Our popular Advanced Financial Statement Analysis program returns this Spring in a condensed format.
Is it possible to value a new venture? How can we estimate future cash flows if we don't have historical information and the future is uncertain?
This article will be interesting to those in the Private Equity industry: 'The Capital Structure of PE-Funded Companies'. It was written by Joe Rizzi who teaches in our Acquisition Finance - Structuring the Deal program and published in The Journal of Applied Corporate Finance (Volume 28, Number 4, Fall 2016).
AIF is launching a new program Fintech - Disrupting Finance, taught by Professor Raghu Rau of University of Cambridge. Dates: 21 - 23 June.
Receive a 10% discount on any program being held in March 2017! If you don't have a promotional code to benefit from this offer, please contact us at +31 (0)20 520 0160 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our partner CFA Society Netherlands will hold their Annual Dinner on 16 February 2017, with the timely topic The Politics of Rage and Implications for Financial Markets.
On 26 January we organized another BrainBite evening event, in partnership with PRMIA Netherlands chapter.
On 29 November we organized another BrainBite evening lecture and networking event: Private Equity 4.0 - Reinventing Value Creation. Professor Benoît Leleux of IMD Business School discussed findings from his 2015 book Private Equity 4.0 and gave insights into Dry Powder, Portfolio Constipation, and Zombie Funds, just to name a few!
Article by Theo Vermaelen, Professor of Finance, INSEAD /
Program Advisor, Amsterdam Institute of Finance
Portfolio Manager, PV buyback USA
Predicting the stock market consequences of a political event is difficult, as was demonstrated recently. Many so called experts predicted disaster if Trump got elected. The Financial Times and Citigroup predicted a 5 % stock market decline as well as a collapse of the dollar. Bridgewater, the largest hedge fund in the world even predicted a 10.4 % decline and a 4.9 % surge in the Euro. All of them predicted an increase in volatility because of the unpredictability of Donald Trump.
On 24 November, AIF organized an invitation-only Roundtable with Dave Birch, a thought leader on digital payments, blockchain, and digital identity.