Investment Banking: Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts, and Mergers and Acquisitions BY JOSHUA ROSENBAUM & JOSHUA PEARL

Investment Banking: Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts, and Mergers and Acquisitions BY JOSHUA ROSENBAUM & JOSHUA PEARL

About the book

Investment Banking: Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts, and Mergers and Acquisitions is a best-selling book worldwide, tackling valuation and investment banking. 

The world of finance is constantly evolving, which means that a solid foundation and adaptive tools are needed to stay in this industry. However, since this industry works so fast, nobody had the time to concretize the corporate financier’s work, which is valuation. Joshua Rosenbaum and Joshua Pearl are two people who have done this and written it in a book to be shared with everyone else. This is the kind of book you wish you had when you break into Wall Street. 

This second edition is an authoritative book that delves into the primary valuation methodologies. The book integrates a step-by-step guide on approaching each methodology. It includes different terminologies used in the financial world, as well as concepts and processes. It also provides readers a comprehensive analysis of financial updates and cites reliable data sources.

Review

This book is a timely update to the current processes in valuation and investment banking. It walks the reader through a step by step. This book is great for people who are in business school or looking for a review book while working in finance. Following that thought, this book is not for those who know nothing about finance, since it immediately discusses fundamental topics. This book is best for a follow-up reading on certain financial processes that you already know something of and, more especially, for those who are financially experienced but still want to learn about the industry.

About the authors

Joshua Rosenbaum is currently Managing Director and Co-Head of the Industrials & Diversified Services Group at RBC Capital Markets. He graduated from Harvard and proceeded to get his MBA with Baker Scholar honors at Harvard Business School. He advises on M&A, capital markets transactions, and corporate finance.

Joshua Pearl is currently Managing Director at Brahman Capital. He focalizes on public equity investments and even special situations with the use of a fundamentals-based approach. He structured high yield financings, restructurings, and high yield financings during his time as Director at UBS Investment Bank.

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