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Commercial Banking in Hong Kong

Written by a Vice President of Commercial Banking in Hong Kong Commercial Banking Career Path in Hong Kong Despite what you may see in the news, commercial banking in Hong Kong is booming still. If you go on LinkedIn, eFinancialCareers or indeed.com, you will find too many jobs to fill, from entry

Investing in Pressure Pumper Stocks

Written by an energy investment banker Pressure Pumping Industry Introduction Pressure pumpers provide hydraulic fracturing services for oil and gas exploration & production companies. Hydraulic fracturing (or fracking or fracing) increases the flow of oil and gas via improving conductivity of the hydrocarbon (oil & gas) zone within an oil or gas

Depressed Oil & Gas Stocks

Written by an ex-bulge bracket oil & gas investment banker Recent History of Oil & Gas Stocks US shale players, so hot before 2014 and trading at tech multiples under a growth at any cost scenario, have peeled back tremendously. Shale and other unconventional forms of oil extraction had seen huge breakthroughs in

Commercial Real Estate Valuation: Cap Rate Approach

Fundamental valuation of commercial real estate is similar to fundamental valuation of a stock, the intrinsic value of the property depends on the cash flows that it generates. This is known broadly as the income approach to valuation, which can be further broken down into 3 variations: Cap rate approach

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

APV Method: Adjusted Present Value Analysis

The standard Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) method is the typical tool used to value firms, but one drawback its inability to handle changing debt to equity levels. As we know, higher debt offers a higher tax shield, which in turn increases both firm value and equity value. To explicitly account

Introduction to Capital Structure

Firms can choose to finance themselves with a number of securities: shares, bonds, preferred shares, convertible bonds, etc. These securities can be classified into two broad categories, debt and equity, and each comes with its own cost. Capital structure describes the way a firm finances itself. Data from Statistics Canada, 2009 Capital

Stock Pitch: Long Canada Goose (TSE:GOOS)

This stock pitch is intended to be a resource for interview preparation, it should not be interpreted as investment advice. I recommend a long position on Canada Goose. Currently trading at $74.56, I believe it is undervalued as investors overreacted on Huawei news and the subsequent breakdown of Canada China relations.

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