Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Model (Academic Quality)
Originally published: 06/10/2016 11:42
Last version published: 02/02/2017 10:57
Publication number: ELQ-78536-4
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Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Model (Academic Quality)

A simple DCF model serving as an academic exercise to understand how financial modeling works.

This is an "Academic" quality discounted cash flow model, which can be used as a reference for valuation MBA courses (Corp Fin, Financial Management, Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Analysis and Valuation etc.)

Within the cells, you may find some essential comments that will further explain some assumptions.

If you'd like a more advanced version for forecasting (including both the working capital and depreciation schedule), you can check the Chapter LBO model on the Eloquens catalog on:

Keep in mind: the model is made strictly for academic purposes; particularly to understand how financial modelling works. The assumptions made are general and are strictly not appropriate for realistic business practice.

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