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We also learned that the BCCI enterprise operated with the consent and protection of Washington even though it not only counted among its partners numerous mobsters and global terrorists, but was also operating what amounted to a transnational organized crime syndicate involved in everything from the trafficking of narcotics and nuclear weapons components to terrorism and the perpetration of destructive financial crime.
In addition, we learned that BCCI counted among its most important business partners some of the leading figures of the American establishment, including Michael Milken, who was, during the s, the most powerful financial operator on Wall Street.
Indeed, we will see that people formerly involved with the BCCI enterprise, along with their newly acquired business partners, contributed significantly to the great meltdown ofand are presently threatening to deliver a repeat performance. In addition, officials in Washington have done little to crack down on the sorts destructive financial weapons e.
In addition, the major U.
Instead, the government obtained the vast majority of the evidence used against Milken and Boesky in a raid of a major investment and brokerage operation called Princeton Newport, which had been a key component of the Milken network, involved not only in insider trading, but also the full panoply of other schemes that Milken and his network perpetrated during the s.
At the time, Princeton Newport was operated by man named Edward O. According to Stewart, Boesky told the government that he could not testify against Milken because he was afraid of what might happen to him.
He was quickly released from prison, and he subsequently reconciled with Boesky. Meanwhile, Mulheren c0-founded, with a trader named Izzy Englander, a hedge fund called Millennium Management, and though Mulheren died inMillennium is presently one of the most powerful hedge funds in the nation.
This investigation is presently ongoing, and a key focus of the investigation, according to media reports, is the giant hedge fund SAC Capital, which is run by Steve Cohen. Indeed, soon after the FBI investigation became big news, Millennium hired an advisory board whose job is to make sure the hedge fund remains in compliance with regulations.
Some details can be found in my recently published book title: As we will see in later chapters of this series, this same crowd i.
Wynn, however, denies any relationships with the Mafia, and he has won a defamation lawsuit against a Las Vegas newspaperman who published a book title: Every law enforcement agency has always vouched for me that any suggestion of me and organized crime is preposterous.
I know one thing: Meanwhile, Wynn has won multiple other defamation lawsuits against people and journalists who have accused him of having ties to the Mafia. The takeaway, we must conclude, is that Wynn has no ties to the Mafia. Phillips operated and still does operate an outfit called Southmark Corporation, which was the largest recipient of Milken junk bond finance in the s.
InPhillips was arrested and charged with manipulating stock prices in league with other leading figures in La Cosa Nostra. Among the defendants, aside from Phillips, were: The DOJ charged that Phillips, in league with various members of La Cosa Nostra, had manipulated the stock of one of his companies, an outfit called Transcontinental.
Aside from Phillips, the largest shareholder in that company was Michael Milken.Industry risk premium and valuation multiples If you take a close look at the Build-Up cost of capital model used to calculate the discount and cap rates for your business, you will see that one key component is the industry risk premium.
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Featured. McKinsey Global Institute Our mission is to help leaders in multiple sectors develop a deeper understanding of the global economy. Many financial analysts, for example, calculate an industry-average price-to-earnings ratio and multiply it by a company’s earnings to establish a “fair” valuation.
The use of the industry average, however, overlooks the fact that companies, even in the same industry, can have drastically different expected growth rates, returns on invested capital, and .
Valuing Using Industry Multiples - Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. that model the discount rate corresponds to the weighted To identify these comparable listed companies it is average cost of capital. the founders of modern finance. to calculate valuation multiples. a trading premium/discount of any listed.