Real-world cost-of-capital data from across industries and around the globe 2015 International Valuation Handbook Industry Cost of Capital is the essential reference for valuation professionals, providing country-level cost of equity capital estimates for more than 150 countries. Updated annually by the valuation experts at Duff & Phelps, this authoritative guide allows quick access to the data and adjustable capital models required to accurately determine company risk. Methodologies are systematically laid out in clear, concise language, and industry financial statistical calculations are explained in detail. Designed with a focus on practicality, this book provides extensive tables, charts, and definitions alongside real-world data exhibits from all major industries to become a one-stop reference for the estimation of international industry cost of capital. The cost of capital is the expected rate of return for the purpose of attracting funds. The 2008 financial crisis exponentially increased the difficulty of estimation, and there is no 'one size fits all' solution.
This book helps you plan and execute the ideal cost of capital estimation for your particular target, with extensive data and references provided. * Get expert guidance on current methodologies and best practices * Perform accurate calculations for a broad range of financial statistics * Adjust for over 150 country- or region-specific risks * Access data from agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, services, and more Cost of capital estimation has long been considered one of the most critical elements in business valuation, capital budgeting, feasibility studies, and merger and acquisition decisions. Risk plays a major role, and every division, asset, and project deserves a custom-tailored approach. 2015 International Valuation Handbook Industry Cost of Capital provides the globally-relevant, industry-specific, comparable numbers that make accurate estimation possible.