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Thu, 19 Sept


Virtual Class via Zoom

Valuing Securities in Complex Capital Structure through OPM - with Upasak Shah

Valuing Securities in Complex Capital Structure through OPM - with Upasak Shah
Valuing Securities in Complex Capital Structure through OPM - with Upasak Shah

Time & Location

19 Sept 2024, 18:00 – 19:30 BST

Virtual Class via Zoom

About the event

Join us for an insightful virtual expert class presented by BVIUK's Expert Upasak Shah, titled "Valuing Securities in Complex Capital Structure through OPM". 

This webinar is designed for professionals looking to deepen their understanding of equity valuation in companies with intricate capital structures, particularly those financed by venture capital.

Webinar Focus:

  • Overview of Complex Capital Structures: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies involved in the capital structures of typical venture capital-financed companies. Learn about the methodology used to allocate value among various constituents.
  • Valuing Equity Securities Using OPM: Explore how to value equity securities within a complex capital structure using the Option Pricing Model (OPM), considering the rights and preferences of different securities.
  • Practical Application of the Black-Scholes Option Pricing Model (BSM): See a practical example of how the Black-Scholes Option Pricing Model is applied in the context of valuing securities in complex capital structures.
  • Benefits and Limitations of the BSM: Understand the strengths and weaknesses of using the Black-Scholes Model in these valuations, enabling you to make more informed decisions.
  • Applications of OPM in Specific Situations: Discover the application of OPM in unique scenarios such as calibration or during a “sandwich” raise, enhancing your ability to navigate these situations effectively.

Why Attend?

This webinar offers valuable insights and practical knowledge for anyone involved in the valuation of equity securities in companies with complex capital structures. Whether you are an analyst, a financial professional, or a venture capitalist, this session will equip you with the tools and understanding necessary to apply advanced valuation techniques in your work.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from Upasak Shah, an expert in the field, and enhance your valuation skills. 

Register now to secure your spot in this exclusive virtual class.

Upasak Shah

Upasak has over a decade of professional work experience, with expertise in valuing life science and healthcare IT companies. At Knowcraft, he leads complex valuation and consulting engagements. Besides being an integral part of business development team, he is actively involved in recruiting and nurturing talent, which forms the backbone of Knowcraft. Prior to co-founding Knowcraft, he worked at EXL, where he pioneered transaction advisory and complex security valuation services. He has proven expertise in valuing derivatives and embedded securities using complex models, such as Lattice or Monte Carlo simulations. Upasak holds a Master of Commerce degree from Gujarat University, India and a Master of Science degree in Finance from the ICFAI University, India. Currently, he is pursuing ASA accreditation from the American Society of Appraisers. He is an avid adventure traveler.

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