M&A Training

The EV/Equity Bridge

1h20
3 videos
Difficulty
82,50 €
About the training

This course is essential because it introduces the concept of valuation. Before knowing how to value a company, we need to know what is the value we are considering: Enterprive value or Equity value. The objective of the course is to help you fully understand these financial values.


The bridge between the EV and the EqV is a key part of M&A interviews. It's all about:

  • The general logic of the concepts 
  • How to get from Enterprise Value to Equity Value?
  • The difference between these two values ​​and how they relate to all the valuation methods


Finally, we will study in details the difference between debt and equity, their different levels of seniority in case of bankruptcy very frequent in Investment Banking interviews.

Questions you will be able to answer
  • Walk me through the EV/EqV bridge
  • What is the net debt ?
  • How to calculate the "diluted market cap"? What is the Treasury Stock Method?
  • Why is debt cheaper than equity?
  • What are the different types of debt?
  • How are convertible bonds accounted for in the bridge?
The keywords of the training
The videos of the training
  • Course 1
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    What is the EV/EqV "Bridge" and why do a bridge?

    This video is about how to build a bridge step by step from Enterprise Value to Equity Value, what are the elements that we incorporate in the bridge and why do we include them.

    32 min
  • Course 2
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    Focus on the diluted Equity Value and the Treasury Stock Method

    We will focus on market cap definition and calculation and study the difference between market cap and diluted market cap, which is used in the EV/EqV bridge (using the Treasury Stock Method).

    14 min
  • Course 3
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    Dette vs Equity

    The purpose of this video is to differentiate debt financing from equity financing. We will study the cost of debt and the cost of equity as well as the different types of debt and equity. 

    33 min