Why EBITDA Doesn’t Spell Cash Flow and What Does
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 session will explain why EBITDA does not measure cash flow and what more accurate measures are available.
Who Should Attend: Chief Financial Officer, SVP Accounting, Controller
- 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 Studies
Devon Risk Advisory Group
As principal of Devon Risk Advisory Group, Dev Strischek specializes in credit risk and commercial banking management, training, and development. He is a frequent speaker, instructor, advisor, and writer for many different educational groups and associations. Dev is also recently retired from his role as SVP and senior credit policy officer at SunTrust Bank, Atlanta, where he was responsible for developing, implementing, and administering credit policies for SunTrust’s wholesale lines of business; including commercial, commercial real estate, corporate investment banking, capital markets, business banking and private wealth management.
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Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
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