Venue and transport links

  • Chancery Lane (Central Line)
  • 138-142 Holborn
    EC1N 2NQ
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Holborn Bars, also known as the Prudential Assurance Building is a large red terracotta Victorian building on the north side of Holborn in Camden at the boundary of the City of London, England.

"Thank you for coming in and teaching us accounting basics. The session was full of positive energy, great industry examples and top class humour. I really enjoyed the session with zero drop of coffee and learned to critically analyse financial entries." ~ Intern, leading multinational bank

Who should attend the course?

Undergraduates, Interns and Graduates

Securing a graduate scheme at a top financial organisation without work experience can be challenging. Ideally, they would like you to have intern experience and to be passionate about finance. They will often select only the best prepared candidates to be fast tracked into their graduate scheme.


If you aspire to work corporate finance, M&A, private equity, asset management, private banking, global markets or sales and trading, you will need to be numerate and excel at analyzing financial and market information. By attending an AMT public course, you will learn about financial statement analysis, financial modeling and valuation. Providing you with the knowledge and skills to best prepare yourself for those all important interviews.


Experienced Finance Professionals

Working for a leading financial institution means you will be working in a highly competitive environment. In order to stay ahead you will need to keep pace with your colleagues. AMT’s public courses ensure that you maintain and enhance the knowledge and skills you need to continuously deliver a professional level of service to your clients. Hence becoming more effective in the workplace and helping advance your career. Learn or refresh your skills in financial statement analysis, financial modeling and valuation, and stay ahead of the curve.

What courses complement this one?

Financial Valuation

To get a comprehensive understanding of Financial Valuation, study over 3 days:



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Course details

Valuation Fundamentals

The session lays the foundations to build a solid understanding of corporate valuation in the context of investment banking. The most common valuation methodologies are introduced, explaining the difference between a company's fundamental value, and how much an acquirer would pay for the business. The concepts of enterprise value and equity value are explained, using simple but rigorous exercises. Finally, the basics of multiple valuation and discounted cash flow valuation are introduced. Exercises are used throughout the session.


What will you learn?

  • The importance of valuation in the investment banking industry
  • Fundamental value versus how much an acquirer will pay
  • Overview of the major valuation methods
    • Trading comparables analysis
    • Discounted cash flow analysis
    • Transaction comparables analysis
    • LBO analysis
  • Enterprise versus equity value
  • Book values versus market values
  • How to calculate enterprise value using market values
  • How to calculate enterprise value using a fundamental valuation approach

Trading Comparables Fundamentals

Once delegates understand the different approaches to valuation they are then introduced to the details of comparable company analysis. Multiples are calculated on both a historical and forecasted basis and delegates will assess the value of the case company based on a given set of comparables. Public information books (“PIBs”) are used throughout the session.


What will you learn?

  • Calculating the company’s value
    • Number of shares and value of share options
    • Equity value
    • Net debt calculations
    • Enterprise value
  • Calculating the earnings numbers
    • Cleaning non-recurring items from earnings
    • Calendarization issues
    • Last-twelve months analysis
  • Calculating a range of forward looking and historical earnings multiples
    • Revenue
    • EBITDA
    • EBIT
    • PE
    • PEG
    • Other value driver metrics




What will you receive on the course?

Study Materials

While this is a face to face training course, a blended learning approach is taken and delegates will get access to AMT Online. Our study materials contain both the knowledge and practice materials required to assist with the learning process and help you in your job role.


Course materials