Praise for Investment Banking
"This book will surely become an indispensable guide to the art of buyout and M&A valuation, for the experienced investment practitioner as well as for the non–professional seeking to learn the mysteries of valuation."
David M. Rubenstein, Co–Founder and Co–CEO, The Carlyle Group
"Investment Banking provides a highly practical and relevant guide to the valuation analysis at the core of investment banking, private equity, and corporate finance. Mastery of these essential skills is fundamental for any role in transaction–related finance. This book will become a fixture on every finance professional′s bookshelf."
Thomas H. Lee, President, Lee Equity Partners, LLC, Founder, Thomas H. Lee Capital Management, LLC
"The two Joshes present corporate finance in a broad, yet detailed framework for understanding valuation, balance sheets, and business combinations. As such, their book is an essential resource for understanding complex businesses and capital structures whether you are on the buy–side or sell–side."
Mitchell R. Julis, Co–Chairman and Co–CEO, Canyon Partners, LLC
"As a new generation of students prepare to enter Wall Street, a sound technical foundation is more essential now than ever. Rosenbaum and Pearl have drawn from their broad deal experience and extensive network to create the best valuation and deal guidebook in the world."
Alan C. "Ace" Greenberg, Vice Chairman Emeritus, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Former CEO (′78–′93) and Chairman of the Board (′85–′01), Bear Stearns, Author, The Rise and Fall of Bear Stearns and Memos from the Chairman
"Investment banking requires a skill set that combines both art and science. While numerous textbooks provide students with the core principles of financial economics, the rich institutional considerations that are essential on Wall Street are not well documented. This book represents an important step in filling this gap."
Josh Lerner, Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking, Harvard Business School, Coauthor, Venture Capital and Private Equity: A Casebook
"Valuation is the key to any transaction. Investment Banking provides specific step–by–step valuation procedures for LBO and M&A transactions, with lots of diagrams and numerical examples."
Roger G. Ibbotson, Professor in the Practice of Finance, Yale School of Management Chairman and CIO, Zebra Capital Management, LLC, Founder and Advisor, Ibbotson Associates, a Morningstar Company
"Investment Banking provides fresh insight and perspective to valuation analysis, the basis for every great trade and winning deal on Wall Street. The book is written from the perspective of practitioners, setting it apart from other texts."
Gregory Zuckerman, Special Writer, The Wall Street Journal, Author, The Greatest Trade Ever
Joshua Rosenbaum is a Managing Director at UBS Investment Bank in the Global Industrial Group. He originates, structures, and advises on M&A, corporate finance, and capital markets transactions. Previously, he worked at the International Finance Corporation, the direct investment division of the World Bank. He received his AB from Harvard and his MBA with Baker Scholar honors from Harvard Business School.
Joshua Pearl is an investment analyst at Brahman Capital Corp. Previously, he structured and executed leveraged loan and high yield bond financings, as well as leveraged buyouts and restructurings as a Director at UBS Investment Bank in Leveraged Finance. Prior to UBS, he worked at Moelis & Company and Deutsche Bank. He received his BS in Business from Indiana University′s Kelley School of Business.