Fundamentals of Corporate Finance + Student CD + Standard & Poor's Educational Version of Market Insight

Fundamentals of Corporate Finance + Student CD + Standard & Poor's Educational Version of Market Insight

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Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, by Richard A. Brealey, Stewart C. Myers and Alan J. Marcus, has been applauded for its modern approach and interesting examples. Professors praise the authors' well-organized and thoughtful writing style and their clear exposition of what many students consider difficult material. The authors accomplish this without sacrificing an up-to-date, technically correct treatment of core topic areas. Since this author team is known for their outstanding research, teaching efforts, and market-leading finance textbooks, it's no surprise that they have created an innovative, and market-driven revision that is more student friendly than ever. Every chapter has been reviewed and revised to reflect the current environment in corporate finance.
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  • Hardback | 722 pages
  • 218 x 285 x 32mm | 1,819g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0073226394
  • 9780073226392

Table of contents

Part One: Introduction1- The Corporation and the Financial Manager2- Why Firms Need Financial Markets and Institutions3- Accounting and FinancePart Two: Value4- The Time Value of Money5- Valuing Bonds6- Valuing Stocks7- Net Present Value and Other Investment Criteria8- Using Discounted Cash-Flow Analysis to Make Investment Decisions9- Project AnalysisPart Three: Risk10- Introduction to Risk, Return, and the Opportunity Cost of Capital11- Risk, Return, and Capital Budgeting12- The Cost of Capital and Company ValuationPart Four: Financing13- Introduction to Finance and Governance14- Venture, Capital, IPOs, & Seasoned OfferingsPart Five: Debt and Payout Policy15- Debt Policy16- Payout PolicyPart Six: Financial Analysis and Planning17- Financial Statement Analysis18- Financial Planning19- Short-Term Planning20- Working Capital ManagementPart Seven: Special Topics21- Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Control22- International Financial Management23- Options24- Risk ManagementPart Eight: Conclusion25- What We Do and Do Not Know About Finance
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About Richard A. Brealey

Richard A. Brealey is a Professor of Finance at the London Business School. He is the former president of the European Finance Association and a former director of the American Finance Association. He is a fellow of the British Academy and has served as a special adviser to the Governor of the Bank of England and as director of a number of financial institutions. Professor Brealey is also the author (with Professor Myers) of this books sister text, Principles of Corporate Finance.



Stewart C. Myers is the Gordon Y Billard Professor of Finance at MITs Sloan School of Management. He is past president of the American Finance Association and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research has focused on financing decisions, valuation methods, the cost of capital, and financial aspects of government regulation of business. Dr. Myers is a director of The Brattle Group, Inc., and is active as a financial consultant. He is also the author (with Professor Brealey) of this books sister text, Principles of Corporate Finance.



Alan J. Marcus is a Professor of Finance in the Wallace E. Carroll School of Management at Boston College. His main research interests are in derivatives and securities markets. He is co-author (with Zvi Bodie and Alex Kane) of the texts Investments and Essentials of Investments. Professor Marcus has served as a research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Professor Marcus also spent two years at Freddie Mac, where he helped to develop mortgage pricing and credit risk models. He currently serves on the Research Foundation Advisory Board of the CFA Institute.
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