9780072957235

Principles Of Corporate Finance

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    9780072957235

  • ISBN10:

    0072957239

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
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Author Biography

Franklin Allen is Nippon Life Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

Finance and the financial managerp. 4
Present values, the objectives of the firm, and corporate governancep. 14
How to calculate present valuesp. 34
The value of bonds and common stocksp. 56
Why net present value leads to better investment decisions than other criteriap. 84
Making investment decisions with the net present value rulep. 112
Introduction to risk, return, and the opportunity cost of capitalp. 146
Risk and returnp. 180
Capital budgeting and riskp. 214
A project is not a black boxp. 244
Strategy and the capital investment decisionp. 274
Agency problems, management compensation, and the measurement of performancep. 298
Corporate financing and the six lessons of market efficiencyp. 330
An overview of corporate financingp. 360
How corporations issue securitiesp. 382
Payout policyp. 414
Does debt policy matter?p. 444
How much should a firm borrow?p. 468
Financing and valuationp. 502
Understanding optionsp. 540
Valuing optionsp. 564
Real optionsp. 596
Valuing government bondsp. 624
Credit riskp. 648
The many different kinds of debtp. 668
Leasingp. 698
Managing riskp. 720
Managing international risksp. 754
Financial analysis and planningp. 782
Working capital managementp. 812
Short-term financial planningp. 840
Mergersp. 870
Corporate restructuringp. 904
Governance and corporate control around the worldp. 930
Conclusion : what we do and do not know about financep. 956
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