Advanced Valuation Techniques: Start Ups and Fast-Growing Firms

Key Learning Aims:

  • Differentiate between start-ups and fast-growing firms
  • Analyze challenges faced in valuing start-ups and fast-growing firms
  • Adapt traditional valuation methods such as discounted cash flow valuation and relative valuation to value start-ups and fast-growing firms
  • Distinguish between pre- and post-money start-up valuation
  • Justify assumptions used to value start-ups and fast-growing firms
  • Discuss the valuation drivers for start-ups and fast-growing firms

This Program is Recommended For:

  • Investment banking professionals and corporate finance professionals
  • Buy and sell-side analysts
  • Portfolio managers
  • Financial advisers and dealers
  • Legal and compliance professionals
  • Finance professionals in a corporation

Program Duration: 4 Hours

SIDC CPE Points: 10 Points

Program Pre-Requisites: Working knowledge of Discounted Cash Flow and Relative Valuation Techniques.

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Course Instructor

Kah-Teck Wong Kah-Teck Wong Facilitator

Kah Teck has more than a decade of capital markets experience. He was a portfolio strategist in CIMB Investment Bank and AmInvestment Bank where he was responsible for spearheading investment advisory and product development initiatives and also played an active role in evaluating numerous plain vanilla and hybrid fund raising options. He has also worked for the Securities Commission in research and formulating capital market development policies.

Now the Managing Director and Principal Trainer for FMTCS Sdn Bhd, Kah Teck passionately shares his knowledge and experience with professionals in many leading financial institutions and government-linked institutions in Malaysia and the region. His trainees frequently credit him with the ability to make finance interesting and demystify complex finance concepts. 

Kah Teck graduated summa cum laude with a dual degree in finance and economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and School of Arts and Sciences, and holds an MBA (with Honors) from the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder. Kah Teck was also awarded the ASEAN scholarship to pursue pre-university studies in Singapore. 

His teaching and research interests are in corporate finance, derivatives, securities valuation, financial risk management, financial modelling and financial analysis.

One-Time Payment

3 months of access

Program Introduction

Start Up Valuation: Venture Capital Valuation Method 

Start Up Valuation: Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) 

Start Up Valuation: Relative Valuation

Valuation of Fast-Growing Firms: DCF

Valuation of Fast-Growing Firms: Multiples

Program Summary and Conclusion, Assessment Quiz and Evaluation