154-0322/02 – Valuation and Acquisition (OA )

Gurantor departmentDepartment of FinanceCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Dana DluhošováSubject version guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Dana Dluhošová
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
DLU30 prof. Dr. Ing. Dana Dluhošová
GUR022 Ing. Petr Gurný, Ph.D.
KRE330 doc. Ing. Aleš Kresta, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

This course focuses on deepening of basic knowledge about firm valuation obtained within bachelor study. The aim of the course is to learn students to apply advanced valuation approaches and methods in order to analyze the firm value.

Teaching methods



The content of the course consists of theoretical basics of company valuation, valuation approaches and methods, mergers and acquisitions issues, including accounting and tax aspects.

Compulsory literature:

FABOZZI, F. J., MARKOWITZ, H. (2011). The Theory and Practice of Investment Management: Asset Allocation, Valuation, Portfolio Construction, and Strategies. New Jersey: J. Wiley. HITCHNER, J. R. (2011). Financial Valuation: Applications and Models. 3rd ed. New Jersey: J. Wiley. KOLLER, T., GOEDHART, M., WESSELS, D. (2010). Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies. 5th ed. New Jersey: Wiley. MCMILLAN, M. G. et al. (2011). Investments: Principles of Portfolio and Equity Analysis. 1st ed. New York: Wiley.

Recommended literature:

DAMODARAN, Aswath. Damodaran on Valuation. Security Analysis for Investment and Corporate Finance. USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1994. 417 s. ISBN 0-471-01450-8.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


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Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Theoretical fundamentals of valuation. 2. Fundamental approach at the company valuation. 3. Strategic analysis (forecasting of sales). 4. Financial analysis as a part of the company valuation. 5. Costs of capital for valuation purposes. Valuation on the terms of risk (Risk Adjusted Cost of Capital, RACC, Certainty Equivalent Method, CEM). 6. Strategic financial plan. 7. Property valuation. Substance method. 8. Discounted cash flow valuation methods, multi-step DCF valuation. 9. Capitalized net earnings method. 10.Economic value added method. 11. Other valuation methods. 12. Real options. 13. Mergers and acquisitions, synergy valuations.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  33
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2012/2013 (N6208) Economics and Management (6202T049) Accounting and Taxes (00) Účetnictví a daně P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N6208) Economics and Management (6202T049) Accounting and Taxes (00) Účetnictví a daně P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

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