Essentials of Corporate Finance

Essentials of Corporate Finance

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Essentials of Corporate Finance with WileyPLUS offers a focused choice for instructors teaching the fundamentals of value creation by offering a balance of intuitive conceptual understanding, problem solving and analysis, and decision making skills. Students who understand the intuition underlying the basic concepts of finance are better able to develop the critical judgments necessary to apply financial tools in real decision-making situations. Authors Bob Parrino, Tom Bates, and David Kidwell present a concise treatment of foundational topics while maintaining the same effective Learning by Doing pedagogy found in the successful Fundamentals edition. With WileyPLUS, students come to class prepared after working through Orion s adaptive learning module, develop problem solving skills with instant feedback on their work, and are guided through examples with Animated Learning by Doing. Essentials of Corporate Finance includes every resource found in Fundamentals, giving instructors and students all the resources they need to be successful.
This briefer edition will help your students develop a clear understanding of the material as well as how to apply Corporate Finance to their future studies and career paths. WileyPLUS sold separately from text.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 656 pages
  • 219 x 284 x 27mm | 1,532g
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Concise
  • 0470444657
  • 9780470444658

Table of contents

PART 1 INTRODUCTION 1 The Financial Manager and the Firm 1 PART 2 FOUNDATIONS 2 The Financial System and the Level of Interest Rates 26 3 Financial Statements, Cash Flows, and Taxes 50 4 Analyzing Financial Statements 83 PART 3 VALUATION OF FUTURE CASH FLOWS 5 The Time Value of Money, Discounted Cash Flows, and Valuation 126 6 Risk and Return 183 7 Bond Valuation and the Structure of Interest Rates 221 8 Stock Valuation 253 PART 4 CAPITAL BUDGETING DECISIONS 9 The Fundamentals of Capital Budgeting 284 10 Cash Flows and Capital Budgeting 328 11 The Cost of Capital 363 PART 5 FINANCING DECISIONS 12 Working Capital Management 395 13 How Firms Raise Capital 426 14 Capital Structure Policy 458 15 Dividends, Stock Repurchases, and Payout Policy 495 PART 6 FINANCIAL PLANNING 16 Financial Planning and Managing Growth 519 PART 7 INTERNATIONAL DECISIONS 17 International Financial Management 554
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About Robert Parrino

Robert Parrino is the Lamar Savings Centennial Professor of Finance at the McCombs School of Business of The University of Texas at Austin.? He formerly held academic appointments at The University of Chicago, the University of Rochester, and IMADEC University in Vienna. Dr. Parrino's research includes work on corporate governance, financial policies, restructuring, and mergers and acquisitions, as well as research on private equity markets. He has published his research in a number of journals, including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Portfolio Management, and Financial Management. Dr. Parrino has won a number of awards for his research. He received his PhD from the University of Rochester.

David Kidwell is the Professor of Finance and Dean Emeritus at the Curtis L. Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Dr. Kidwell has over 30 years experience in financial education, as a teacher, researcher, and administrator. He has served as Dean of the Carlson School at the University of Minnesota and of the School of Business Administration at the University of Connecticut. Prior to joining the University of Connecticut, Dr. Kidwell held endowed chairs in banking and finance at Tulane University, the University of Tennessee, and Texas Tech University. He was also on the faculty at the Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University where he was twice voted the outstanding undergraduate teacher of the year.

Thomas Bates is Chair of the Department of Finance at Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business. He received his PhD from The University of Pittsburgh and has held academic positions at the University of Arizona, University of Delaware and the University of Western Ontario. His research interests include Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Valuation.? He has been published in the Journal of Finance, and the Journal of Financial Economics.
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