Deal Valuation

  • Vinod Kumar
  • Priti Sharma


This chapter covers the valuation aspects of M&A In this chapter, various valuation approaches or models used for valuing a target company or an acquirer firm are covered. These methods include transaction analysis, market-based valuation, relative valuation, asset-based valuation, discounted cash flows approach, etc. The chapter also has a valuation case study of acquisition of Myntra by Flipkart. The valuation of Myntra is covered in detail where forecasting of cash flows, calculation of related inputs and calculation of discounting rate and valuation of Myntra through excel-based financial modeling.


Valuation Market-based valuation Relative valuation Comparative transaction valuation Discounted cash flow (DCF) valuation Flipkart-Myntra Net operating profit after tax (NOPAT) Free cash flow for the firm (FCFF) 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vinod Kumar
    • 1
  • Priti Sharma
    • 2
  1. 1.SGND Khalsa CollegeUniversity of DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Institute of Management Technology, Centre for Distance LearningGhaziabadIndia

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