Wednesday, March 11, 2020
2:00 – 3:00 pm (Eastern Time)
1:00 – 2:00 pm (Central Time)
12:00 – 1:00 pm (Mountain Time)
11:00 – 12:00 pm (Pacific Time)
EBITDA (Earnings before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization) is a popular measure of cash flow, but it is not accurate, and bankers and investors who rely on it as a reliable indicator of repayment ability will be deeply disappointed.
This financial webinar will explain why EBITDA does not measure cash flow and what more accurate measures are available.
EBITDA is a popular measure of cash flow, but it is not accurate, and bankers and investors who rely on it as a reliable indicator of repayment ability will be deeply disappointed. The financial webinar includes several examples and a case study to illustrate why EBITDA is flawed and how to apply better cash flow tools.
Specific topics to be covered include:
- Definition of EBITDA
- Origins of EBITDA—its relationship to traditional cash flow (TCF)
- Problems with EBITDA
- Alternatives to EBITDA—Operating Cash Flow and Free Cash Flow
- Case Study
As the Principal for Devon Risk Advisory Group, Dev Strischek brings years of senior experience in financial services to his clients around the areas of risk policy, risk culture, and portfolio risk management. Dev also serves as a Member of the Private Company Council for FASB. Prior to those roles, Dev served for 18 years at SunTrust Bank, retiring as their Sr Vice President and Senior Credit Policy Officer for the bank. Dev is a frequent industry speaker on many aspects associated with credit risk and compliance, as well as loan policy best practices. He has also authored many industry trade articles on principles and practices, problems and issues relevant to risks that financial organizations must manage.
1.0 CPE Credits & 1.2 AAP Credits