Private Equity Modeling

Build 3-statement financial models and flexible forecasts

No upcoming course times currently scheduled. For similar content, please see our upcoming Private Equity Recruiting Bootcamp, with the option to sign up for the full course or individual sections.
4 live classes
2 hours each
1:1 office hours
Video recordings and practice exercises

What you’ll learn

Accounting fundamentals

Participants will gain a better understanding of how the P&L, balance sheet, and cash flow statements fit together.

  • Simplified model linking examples to understand interrelatedness of P&L, balance sheet, cash flow
  • Cash conversion cycle
  • Working capital days calculations
3-Statement model: quick math & multiple cases

Introduction to the components of an LBO model, multi-case forecasting, and how to quickly estimate returns.

  • Back-of-the-envelope LBO math compared to full model
  • Build P&L with multi-case functionality
  • Review typical P&L backup schedules (e.g. headcount)
Cap tables, deal structures, and returns

Participants will learn about pre/post money valuation and cap table updates as well as returns calculations.

  • Cap table pre- and post-money (venture/growth deal)
  • Sources & uses of capital (LBO-style deal)
  • Management rollover
  • Returns calculations and sensitivities
3-Statement LBO model build

Participants will complete a 3-statement LBO-style model and learn to check it for common errors

  • Link up 3 financial statements
  • Incorporate deal sources uses
  • Incorporate debt schedule
  • Calculate returns

Interested in a future training?

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