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Assessing Discount Rate for a Project Financed Entirely with Equity Capital

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  • Nicoleta Vintila

    (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)

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Estimating discount rate for an investment project is one of the most challenging tasks in capital budgeting. In this paper we discuss different kind of models for cost of equity capital proposed in finance literature (static CAPM, conditional CAPM, APT, build-up model), focusing especially on advantages and disadvantages of using each of them. In the final section, we estimate the discount rate for a certain project financed entirely with equity capital, using a version of build-up model.

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  • Nicoleta Vintila, 2007. "Assessing Discount Rate for a Project Financed Entirely with Equity Capital," Theoretical and Applied Economics, Asociatia Generala a Economistilor din Romania - AGER, vol. 9(9(514)), pages 11-20, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:agr:journl:v:9(514):y:2007:i:9(514):p:11-20
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