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Real Options Valuation Help Topics: Option Pricing Fundamentals The Option to Delay a Project The Option to Expand a Project The Option to Abandon a Project Binomial Option Pricing Game Theory Analysis
While the traditional discounted cash flow analysis produced by the Investment and Business Valuation model is a worthwhile exercise, it fails to consider any potential strategic options that may be associated with the proposal. The Real Options Valuation model provides the means to extend the traditional analysis by quantifying any such options that may be apparent. The model encompasses a suite of option pricing tools to quantify the embedded strategic value for a range of investment and decision making scenarios. Such tools include modified versions of the Black-Scholes Option pricing model to value:
The Menu sheet of the Real Options Valuation model provides a short description of each of these tools so that the most appropriate model can be quickly chosen for valuation.