Financial Turnarounds

Financial Turnarounds : Preserving Enterprise Value

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In Financial Turnarounds: Preserving Enterprise Value, leading corporate turnaround specialists teach key skills for managing financial turnarounds - and avoiding the need for them. This in-depth, insider's look at 20 turnarounds covers every key industry from manufacturing to retail, technology to services. It illuminates early warning signs, presents key financial findings, compares leading strategies, and offers incomparable insider's insights into the realities of making turnarounds work.show more

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  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 162.6 x 234.2 x 30mm | 721.22g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • FINANCIAL TIMES PRENTICE HALL
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130087572
  • 9780130087577

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Foreword. 1. Introduction. 2. Executive Summary. 3. Case-Study Summaries, Key Findings, and Early Warning Signs. 4. Comparison of Financial Turnarounds. 5. Comparison of Turnaround Methods. 6. Preventive Medicine for Healthy Companies. Case Studies.7 Manufacturing Sector. Maytag Corporation. Navistar International Corporation. USG Corporation. Forstmann & Company. Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Charlotte, N.C. Sampson Paint Company.8 Retailing Sector. Ames Department Stores, Inc. Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc. Edison Brothers. The Forzani Group, Ltd. Musicland Stores Corporation. Red Rooster Auto Stores.9. High-Technology Sector. Parametric Technology Corporation and Computervision. GenRad, Inc. Kollmorgen Corporation.10. Real-Estate Sector. Cadillac Fairview.11 Service Sector. Burlington Motor Carriers, Inc. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. St. Luke's Hospital-San Francisco. Microserv Technology Services.Appendices. A: Annotated Bibliography. B: Glossary. C: Turnaround Specialists Interviewed. D: Epilogue. About the Authors. Acknowledgments. Index.show more

About Henry A. Davis

HENRY A. DAVIS is a consultant and writer specializing in corporate finance and banking, and a former banking executive. He is managing editor of two leading financial publications, Journal of Structured and Project Finance and Strategic Investment Relations. His publications include Building Value with Capital-Structure Strategies (with William W. Sihler); and Foreign Exchange Risk Management: A Survey of Corporate Practices (with Frederick C. Militello, Jr.).WILLIAM W. SIHLER is the Ronald Edward Trzcinski Professor in Business Administration at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, where he specializes in financial management, the management of turnarounds and workouts, and strategic management of financial service organizations. Formerly associate professor at the Harvard Business School, he has served on the Board of Directors of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. His publications include Building Value with Capital-Structure Strategies (with Henry A. Davis); Cases in Applied Financial Management; and Financial Service Organizations: Cases in Strategic Management.show more

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