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Quick Lesson: DCF Model – Build a Discounted Cash Flow Model, Part 2

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Learn the building blocks of a simple one-page DCF model consistent with the best practices you would find in investment banking. As a side benefit, the DCF is the source of a TON of investment banking interview questions.

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Use the form below to get the Excel model template to follow along with this lesson. (If you’ve already downloaded the Excel template file from Part 1, you’re all good — this lesson uses the same file).

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October 8, 2021 9:40 am

You may want to rename row 35 on the DCF exercise tab as it currently shows CapEx rather than PP&E. For anyone not watching your video, they will get to a different conclusion if used as CapEx.

December 17, 2020 8:36 pm

What is the difference between the enterprise value in the DCF model versus the enterprise value that is used in LBO models (market cap + net debt)?

December 17, 2020 8:08 pm

Thank you for the great lesson!

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