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Chris Botha has over 12 years experience in corporate finance and M&A. Prior to working in corporate finance Chris studied at the University of Johannesburg where he gained an honours degree in investment management. Chris is also a CFA Charterholder.

Netflix hikes up prices after successful quarter

Netflix Inc. Weekly Valuation - Valutico | December 01, 2023   Link to the valuation     Inside Netflix Founded in 1997, Netflix, initially a DVD rental service, evolved into a streaming giant by 2007. With over 12,000 employees and 200 million subscribers worldwide, it [...]

December 1, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

IBM hits pause on human hires

IBM Corporation Weekly Valuation - Valutico |  May 18, 2023 Link to the valuation   About the company IBM is a global technology company based in New York that specializes in computing solutions, cloud computing, data analytics, and artificial intelligence. With a strong commitment to [...]

May 18, 2023|Categories: Valuations|

SVB – Done deal

First Citizens BancShares, Inc. Weekly Valuation - Valutico | April 7 2023 Link to valuation  Context First Citizens BancShares, Inc announced on March 27, 2023 that it has entered into an agreement with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to purchase Silicon Valley Bank after [...]

April 7, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Crash and Bailouts

UBS Group AG Weekly Valuation - Valutico | 28 March 2023 Link to the valuation   Elevated view across Zurich, Paradeplatz Context In recent days, the financial markets have experienced increased turmoil, causing growing concerns about financial stability. The collapse of SVB had [...]

March 28, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

HSBC: Chance for Success or Misstep?

HSBC Holdings plc Weekly Valuation - Valutico | 20 March 2023 Link to the valuation   Context The past weeks, the financial market was rattled by the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, the go-to bank for tech startups, serving half of America's venture capital-backed tech [...]

March 20, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

AI technology, a serious threat for Alphabet?

Alphabet Inc. Weekly Valuation - Valutico | 21 February 2023 Link to valuation About Alphabet   Alphabet Inc. is an American tech conglomerate, operating in various industries, including technology, advertising, autonomous driving, entertainment, and many more. The company is one of the world's largest companies [...]

February 21, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized, Valuations|

After reporting stellar quarterly results, can Visa close the gap to its all time high?

Visa Inc. Weekly Valuation - Valutico | 8 February 2023 Link to valuation  About Visa   Visa is an American payment technology company headquartered in California, offering electronic transactions between merchants, financial institutions, and cardholders, facilitating billions of transactions each year. Last week the company [...]

February 8, 2023|Categories: Valuations|