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Fundamentals of corporate finance

Author: Richard A Brealey; Stewart C Myers; Alan J Marcus
Publisher: Boston : Irwin/McGraw-Hill, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed.,; International edView all editions and formats
A text for a first course in corporate finance, concentrating on how companies invest in real assets and how they raise the money to pay for these investments, for students with little or no background in business or finance. After background material, Parts II-V cover valuation, cost of capital, financing, and capital structure and dividend policy. Parts VI and VII look at financial planning and short-term  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Brealey; Stewart C Myers; Alan J Marcus
ISBN: 0070074860 9780070074866 0071154450 9780071154451 0072909870 9780072909876
OCLC Number: 38288666
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxx, 752 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction. Ch. 1. The Firm and the Financial Manager. Ch. 2. Accounting and Finance --
pt. 2. Value. Ch. 3. The Time Value of Money. Ch. 4. Valuing Bonds and Stocks. Ch. 5. Net Present Value and Other Investment Criteria. Ch. 6. Using Discounted Cash-Flow Analysis to Make Investment Decisions. Ch. 7. Project Analysis --
pt. 3. Risk. Ch. 8. Introduction to Risk, Return, and the Opportunity Cost of Capital. Ch. 9. Risk, Return, and Capital Budgeting. Ch. 10. The Cost of Capital --
pt. 4. Financing. Ch. 11. Corporate Financing and the Lessons of Market Efficiency. Ch. 12. An Overview of Corporate Financing. Ch. 13. How Corporations Issue Securities --
pt. 5. Capital Structure and Dividend Policy. Ch. 14. Debt Policy. Ch. 15. Dividend Policy --
pt. 6. Financial Planning. Ch. 16. Financial Statement Analysis. Ch. 17. Financial Planning. Ch. 18. Working Capital Management and Short-Term Planning --
pt. 7. Short-Term Financial Decisions. Ch. 19. Cash and Inventory Management. Ch. 20. Credit Management and Bankruptcy --
pt. 8. Special Topics. Ch. 21. Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Control. Ch. 22. International Financial Management. Ch. 23. Options. Ch. 24. Risk Management --
pt. 9. Conclusion. Ch. 25. What We Do and Do Not Know about Finance --
App. A. Present Value Tables.
Responsibility: Richard A. Brealey, Stewart C. Myers, Alan J. Marcus.


This text explains the "why" and "how" behind a company's financial decisions and goals of value maximization. Focusing on setting out the basic principles of financial management and applying them  Read more...


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