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Because they are private access to the financial sheets is restricted to the company. There is no real way to grind out cost of capital using metrics derived from those sources.

If they have publicly traded debt a partial answer can be readily found. Equity tends to trade at a 3%ish premium to debt. What is still unknown is the distribution of equity to capital but you are a step closer.

Peer comparisons are the most often used methods. The closer you can get to a group of peers the better in size and business.

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