Medibank Private Limited: The Initial Public Offering.

Colette Southam, Barry Newell, Brianne Garner

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In November 2014, Brianne Gardner, a master of finance student and intern at Top Dog Wealth Management in Brisbane, Australia, was assisting with a market evaluation and company evaluation for Medibank Private Limited (Medibank). The upcoming Medibank initial public offering (IPO) was set to be one of Australia’s largest and was expected to generate more than $4 billion from shareholders who were keen to snap up a piece of the country’s largest private health insurer. Since Gardner was new to the deal, her supervisor gave her access to his notes and directed her to her business school’s Bloomberg terminals. As she read through this material, Gardiner wondered about some important questions: What was Medibank worth? Which valuation methods should she use?
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages13
Specialist publicationIvey Publishing [Case Studies]
Publication statusPublished - 18 Apr 2017


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