ICASL Amba to hold valuation boot camp
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL) together
with Amba Research Lanka will conduct a comprehensive two-day training
program designed to cover the best practices in cash flow-based and
relative valuation techniques for equity securities.
The training program titled Amba-ICASL Valuation Boot Camp scheduled
to be held on February 12 and 13, will also include multiple hands-on
case studies on valuing equity securities, including three Sri Lankan
Specifically targeted at finance and capital market professionals,
the two day long program will afford participants extensive training on
valuation concepts with case studies on valuing equity securities.
Furthermore, during the case study sessions, the candidates will also
be mentored by five members of the training panel to ensure a high level
of individual attention is given to the limited number of participants.
This high-end training program is specifically targeted at finance
professionals who are required to conduct hands-on analysis and
valuation of equity investments and senior finance managers in the
corporate environment who wish to broaden their understanding of how
external investors value their company.
The program will be boosted by a well conversant training panel from
Amba consisting of Global Head of Projects and Transitions Senior Vice
President Chanakya Dissanayake (CFA), Knowledge Management Head at Amba
Research Lanka: Aruna Perera (CFA), Training Head at Amba Research
Lanka: Aidha Ahamat and Training and Development Senior Associate Vice
President at Amba Research Lanka Sarah Yusuf.
The course, which is designed for those with a basic to moderate
knowledge in corporate finance and accounting, will be limited to 25
participants while a working knowledge of MS Excel is a prerequisite.
Among the modules covered in the course are: Adjusting valuation
multiples for relative differences in risk and growth expectations,
guidance on identifying appropriate peers, adjusting enterprise value
for non-operating assets and case study on constructing a peer comp
analysis and setting a target price.