Webcast Replay: Calculating Cost of Capital - Matching Risk and Return

Calculating cost of capital can be a daunting task, particularly in volatile markets, yet it is a critical valuation input for mergers and acquisitions, capital budgeting, feasibility studies and strategic investment decisions. Download this complimentary webcast to learn best practices for measuring required investment returns.


Duration is 60 minutes

Discussion topics include:

  • Why CFOs need to care about their company’s cost of capital
  • Understanding key inputs to cost of capital estimates
  • Common errors and how to avoid them
  • Guidance on different applications – financial reporting, capital allocation and M&A, global cost of capital, tax and transfer pricing
  • Navigating the new 2014 Valuation Handbook – Guide to Cost of Capital and companion Risk Premium Calculator

Duff & Phelps Presenters:

  • Roger Grabowski, Managing Director and co-author of Cost of Capital, Applications and Examples, 5th ed. (Wiley, 2014)
  • James Harrington, Director and co-author of the new 2014 Valuation Handbook–Guide to Cost of Capital
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