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Beta Factors

Debt beta in company valuation

Debt beta in company valuation

Debt beta is the result of the ratio of credit spread and market risk premium. If it is taken into account, the company value usually increases.

Peter Schmitz
Raw Beta vs. Adjusted Beta: Choosing the Right Beta Factor in CAPM

Raw Beta vs. Adjusted Beta: Choosing the Right Beta Factor in CAPM

Learn why raw beta and adjusted beta are important in CAPM and how they impact risk assessment.

Peter Schmitz
The Tax Shield in company valuation

The Tax Shield in company valuation

✅ Definition/Basics ✅ Formula and Calculation ✅ WACC, Leverage Effect and Beta Factor

Peter Schmitz
Unsafe vs secure tax shield

Unsafe vs secure tax shield

Errors associated with the beta factor can be avoided by paying attention to whether the Tax Shield is secure or unsafe.

Peter Schmitz
Expert knowledge discount rate

Expert knowledge discount rate

Discounting interest rate and cost of capital: Definition, calculation, IDW requirements

Peter Schmitz
Is Total Beta an alternative in SME evaluation?

Is Total Beta an alternative in SME evaluation?

A company's total beta is an extended version of the beta coefficient and takes into account not only the systematic risk of the company but also the financial risk. Is this a useful figure for SMEs?

Peter Schmitz