series: How The City Works

How to Value a Firm – the Basics

How to Value a Firm – the Basics By: Tim Bennett 18.09.2015Valuing a firm is as much art as science. In this short video I explain why and look at three common approaches.

Is Another “Minsky Moment” Looming?

Is Another “Minsky Moment” Looming? By: Tim Bennett 16.09.2016Tim Bennett explains how high levels of debt could be storing up future trouble for the economy.

Why predators can be poor investments

Why predators can be poor investments By:Tim Bennett31.10.2017This week, Tim Bennett warns investors not to get carried away by “M&A” hype and looks at why acquisitive CEOs often fail to deliver shareholder value. Why predators can be poor investments Mergers and acquisitions are big business – in 2017 the value of deals done globally has …

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How Quantitative Tightening (QT) Might Impact Investors

How Quantitative Tightening (QT) Might Impact Investors By:Tim Bennett 06.07.2017Central Banks are threatening to throw monetary policy into reverse gear to fend off inflation. Tim Bennett looks at how and asks what it could mean for investors. https://youtu.be/vToIXysEvQIAfter years of interest rates being lowered by Central Banks and additional money being created via Quantitative Easing …

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Why Commercial Property Funds are in the News

Why Commercial Property Funds are in the News By: Tim Bennett 15.07.2016This week Tim Bennett explains why some high-profile funds recently suspended trading and sums up the lessons for investors.