Business Valuation Workshop

IFMR Students attended a one day workshop on Business Valuation by renowned valuation guru Mr. Aswath Damodaran, a Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University, where he teaches corporate finance and equity valuation. The event was organized by TVS Capital Funds Limited on 11th Jan 2014 and was attended by students of various B Schools and members of CA Society. The workshop focused on Valuation Techniques, misconceptions and loose ends of valuation. The attendees were all enriched by the approach taken by Mr. Damodaran while valuing a company. “Valuation is not an art, it is not Science, it is a craft which betters itself as you do it again and again” he said. While discussing the nuances of Valuation he illustrated valuation of two companies done by him and explained the assumptions he took and the rationales behind those assumptions. Later during Q&A; Mr. Damodaran answered many interesting questions pertaining to the topic, raised by the audience and summed up an informative evening.