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Fee Structures in Private Equity

By Christopher Khoury and Eric Peghini Initially posted on the BSPEC blog Investors allocate capital with Private Equity Firms in order generate a high rate of return on their invested capital. However, when there are several investors and a separate manager, how much of the profits from investments are investors entitled to?

CLOs at the Center of the New PE Industry

By Davide Martellozzo, Simone Bertani and Leonardo Astegiano Initially posted on the BSPEC blog Introduction to CLOs Collateralized Loan Obligations (henceforth, CLOs) have become increasingly popular in the post-crisis era because of some intrinsic features such as strong credit performance and appealing risk-return profile, making them an attractive asset class to the eye of

Luxury Goods Industry Primer

The luxury goods industry is a core industry within Consumer & Retail. Depending on its definition, specifically whether or not it includes luxury cars and hospitality, the market size of the luxury goods industry ranges from $200 billion to $1.2 trillion. We will focus on the core luxury goods industry

Spreading Investment Banking Comps: Preferred, Minority Interest and Adjusting for Subsequent Events

In previous posts, we addressed the equity and debt components in the enterprise value formula: EV = Equity + Debt – Cash & Marketable Securities + Preferred Shares + Minority Interest + Asset Retirement Obligations + Capitalized Operating Leases + Pension Obligations – Investments (including investments in affiliates, long-term investments) +

Spreading Investment Banking Comps: Calculating Fully Diluted Market Capitalization

We will explain the most important part of spreading comps for investment bankers in this post. The brunt of conducting comparable companies analysis is to calculate the appropriate enterprise value, which will have certain components which are "live" and certain components that are the latest historical financial statement data. So to

Picking Bank Stocks to Invest In

Choosing Comparable Companies for Banks and Diversified Financial Institutions This is our second post on analyzing bank stocks. Keep in mind that when looking at banking, the most pure play bank is a bank that takes deposits and lends, charges service fees and invests excess equity in relatively safe fixed income

Introduction to Analyzing Bank Stocks

The following article should not be taken as investment advice and is for information purposes only For most people who invest in stocks, whether through building a blue chip portfolio themselves or through mutual funds/ETFs, they are usually invested in bank stocks. The big banks are an important part of every