Global - Industry - Financial Valuations and Strategies (Archived in 2003)


Until the dot-com crisis, telecommunications companies were eagerly sought as means of rapid expansion or vertical integration (empire building) or as window dressing to improve shareholder perceptions. Since then, share values have crashed and companies need to look at different ways to make themselves attractive to shareholders. This report examines these means, and means of evaluation companies.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Margin Enhancement
  • 3. Business vs. Financial valuation
    • 3.1 Introduction
    • 3.2 Markets under pressure
    • 3.3 Networks vs services
    • 3.4 New business models required
  • 4. Valuation Strategies
    • 4.1 Business valuation methods
    • 4.2 Valuation of customer bases
    • 4.3 Revenue valuations
    • 4.4 Future developments
  • 5. Valuation of Service Providers
    • 5.1 Valuation prices USA (2003)
    • 5.2 Requirements
    • 5.3 Switchless providers
    • 5.4 Phone cards
    • 5.5 Due diligence
  • 6. iValuations for intangibles
  • 7. Venture Capital developments
    • 7.2 Angel funding
    • 7.3 ‘The zone’
    • 7.4 Skimming the zone

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Number of pages 10

Status Archived

Last updated 21 Nov 2003
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Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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