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Financial modelling + Consulting Written Interview?

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In a couple of days, I will have to do a written case (2hr prep, 1 hr presentation) for a consulting firm. This is with the firm's private equity performance improvement group (focuses on pre and post-integration strategies of portfolio companies), and will involve a mix of financial modelling and traditional case consulting. Does anyone have any experience in this type of exercise and resources I could use to practice? Thank you!

Hi,

In a couple of days, I will have to do a written case (2hr prep, 1 hr presentation) for a consulting firm. This is with the firm's private equity performance improvement group (focuses on pre and post-integration strategies of portfolio companies), and will involve a mix of financial modelling and traditional case consulting. Does anyone have any experience in this type of exercise and resources I could use to practice? Thank you!

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Hi, did anyone else have any experience on this type of case or know where to find good practice material? — Anonymous B on Sep 03, 2019

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Hi,

Usually, in PEs these cases will be much more detailed in financial part. Depending on the company you'll need to:

  • Find the relevant information in P&L and Balance sheet
  • Do the simplified valuation using NPV: calculate cash flows and make assumptions about growth rate and discount rate
  • Do the valuation using comps - you'll have to explain which comps you will use and why

Good luck!

Hi,

Usually, in PEs these cases will be much more detailed in financial part. Depending on the company you'll need to:

  • Find the relevant information in P&L and Balance sheet
  • Do the simplified valuation using NPV: calculate cash flows and make assumptions about growth rate and discount rate
  • Do the valuation using comps - you'll have to explain which comps you will use and why

Good luck!

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