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Master Seminar Series

Master Seminar Series

"Start-Up and Early Stage Valuations"

Brent Wheeler

Friday 9 May 2003 10:30am till noon

UNITEC Campus Gold Lecture Theatre Building 180, Room 1003 Gate 4, Carrington Road, Mt Albert, Auckland

In this presentation Brent Wheeler will explain his latest thinking and research on contemporary valuation models for business to consumer and business-to-business high growth ventures.

This work is at the core of Brent's research and experimental work in e- commerce business models and methods of e-business valuation.

Brent Wheeler is a highly experienced investment-banking consultant with particular expertise in start-up and early stage valuations.

Brent specialises in: · Cash rather than accounting-based valuations · The EVA approach to valuation · Use of option-based valuation techniques

These techniques are applied to · Support equity raising endeavors · Support debt and debt placement strategies · Assess merger and acquisition activity · Place a value on intellectual property · Assess re-structuring activity

Brent's earlier career was as a senior analyst with the NZ Treasury followed by establishment of Wheeler Campbell (Brent Wheeler Limited since 1989), a boutique corporate finance consultancy. Previous work includes: · Chair NZ Rail Restructuring Committee · Chair Fisheries Legislation Review Committee · Negotiator Tainui Maori Trust Board Settlement · Member State-Owned enterprise Steering, N.Z. Treasury · Director Watercare Services Limited

Brent holds a Diploma of Arts, First Class Honours and a Ph.D in Economic Geography (Otago).

This seminar is a public seminar, and forms part of the teaching programme for UNITEC's Master of Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship (MBIE). All welcome!

RSVP: Jenny Wallace, Tel: 815-4321 x8446 E-mail:

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