Document Type

Closed Project

Publication Date

Winter 2014


Timothy Anderson

Course Title

Research Methods

Course Number

ETM 565/665


Business enterprises -- Valuation -- Case studies, Business enterprises -- Valuation -- Methodology


The study is for evaluating the cost of capital for valuating a private company, ABC Engineering with an ending data at December 31st, 2012. ABC Engineering is a private company for practicing the skill of valuation. The comparable companies picked are all public traded companies. The goal of the study is to get a defensible result for the Beta used in industrial risk premium (IRP). The paper will first introduce the context of beta and then show the process of calculation of beta with 6 methods.


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