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Hacking the CFO Profile

In my professional network, I know about a dozen CFOs, and as my ambitions after my MBA also go into that direction, I thought it would be a good idea to have a good look at their CVs. And…what better place … Continue reading

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Business valuation – theory vs practice

Lately the writer of this blog has been asked to value a number of businesses. The parties I did it for were interested in a correct valuation of the shares, and I decided to use the Discounted Future Cash Flow method as these … Continue reading

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How to read any Cash Flow statement

As a follow-up to my popular post ‘How to read any P&L statement’, I decided to write ‘How to read any cash flow statement’. Cash flow is an easy to understand concept. But the way of calculating it is not so … Continue reading

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On visiting a friend at INSEAD

‘…But I’m warning you, once you see it, you’ll want to be part of it!’ How right he was. Last week I bumped into an old friend from university. After all the heartily greetings and the mutual shock that it … Continue reading

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How to read any P&L statement

In my career I met my share of managers that clearly did not have much financial base. And let’s be honest, when you made your way as an engineer or salesman, there’s not much reason to be heavily involved in … Continue reading

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