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LBO Financial Modeling Test Instructions | Entry Level Position

  • Peter Lynch

Securing a job in private equity requires an understanding of LBO models. This case study has instructions for entry-level positions and more advanced positions, but in this post we will focus on the instructions for an entry-level hire.

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Debt Recapitalization in a Three-Statement Model

  • Peter Lynch

In this post we will cover a simple debt recapitalization in a three-statement model. This is a continuation of the post titled “Adding a Loan to a Three Statement Model,” and relies on the same workbook, which can be downloaded here.

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Adding a Loan to a Three Statement Model

  • Peter Lynch

In this post we will cover the process of adding a new debt schedule to a three-statement model. For this exercise we will be using the three-statement model built at the beginning of the Integrating Financial Statements video series (template available for download at the bottom of this post).

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Representations and Warranties of the Seller

  • Peter Lynch

This section of the stock purchase agreement contains statements of fact and assurances made by the Seller that must be true and correct as of the closing date. In an aggressively summarized format, the Buyer is looking to have the following confirmed:

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Stock Purchase Agreement Outline

  • Peter Lynch

A stock purchase agreement is the primary transaction document for a stock acquisition. The purpose of the stock purchase agreement is to confirm the price paid for the securities sought, to control risk to the degree possible and to provide a roadmap for the hold period.

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