For Family Office and Alternative Investors

When a DCF Valuation is Not Enough

What is a DCF Valuation? What are its shortfalls? What should you use instead? The white paper covers the DCF, the shortfalls of the DCF, then elaborates on other valuation techniques to use in conjunction with the DCF to triangulate value of portfolio companies for family offices and alternative investors


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A DCF Valuation Is Not Enough For Family Office Investors

Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) valuations are commonly utilized by family office and alternative investors to value existing portfolio companies and assess new investment opportunities

Although the DCF is a good start, this method can fall short for young and fast-growing companies, when compared to mature and stable enterprises

Multiple valuation techniques are needed to triangulate the possible valuation range – in addition to the DCF, other valuation techniques include comparable precedent transactions and public companies

A football field valuation is used to demonstrate the range of possible valuations for your portfolio company or new investment opportunity