Case Studies in Finance

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  • Edition: 5th
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  • Copyright: 2006-06-02
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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Case Studies in Financelinks managerial decisions to capital markets and the expectations of investors. At the core of almost all of the cases is a valuation task that requires students to look to financial markets for guidance in resolving the case problem. The focus on value helps managers understand the impact of the firm on the world around it. These cases also invite students to apply modern information technology to the analysis of managerial decisions.

Table of Contents

1 How to Prepare a Case and to Discuss It

2 Ethics In Finance

Part I: Setting Some Themes

3 Warren E. Buffett, 2004

4 Bill Miller And Legg Mason Value Trust

5 Donald Trump

6 Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc.

7 The Battle For Value: Fedex Vs. UPS, INC. 2004

Part II: Financial Analysis and Forecasting

8 The Financial Detective, 2005

9 Krispy Kreme

10 The Body Shop International PLC 2001: An Introduction to Financial Modeling

11 Padgett Paper Products Co.

12 Kota Fibres Ltd.

13 Deutsche Brauerei

14 Servervault: "Reliable, Secure, And Wicked Fast"

Part III: Estimating the Cost of Capital

15 Best Practices In Estimating the Cost of Capital: Survey and Synthesis

16 Nike Inc.

17 Coke vs. Pepsi, 2001

18 Teletech Corporation 2005

19 Boeing 7E7

Part IV: Capital Budgeting and Resource Allocation

20 The Investment Detective 2005

21 Fonderia Di Torino

22 Compass Records

23 Diamond Chemicals Ltd (A)

24 Diamond Chemicals Ltd (B)

25 Genzyme/Geltex Pharmaceuticals Joint Venture

26 Euroland Foods S.A.

27 Star River Electronics Ltd.

Part V: Management of the Firm's Equity: Dividends, Repurchases, Initial Offerings

28 Eastboro Machine Tools

29 Jetblue

30 Adenosine Therapeutics

Part VI: Management of the Corporate Capital Structure

31 Introduction to Debt Policy and Value

32 Technical Note: Structuring Corporate Financial Policy

33 Wrigley

34 Deluxe Printers

35 Rosario Acero S.A.

36 Deutsche Bank

37 Threshold Sports LLC

Part VII: Analysis of Financing Tactics: Leases, Options and Foreign Currency

38 Merton Electronics

39 Carrefour

40 Amtrak Acela

41 Primus Automation

42 Corning Inc. Zero Coupon Convertible Debentures (A) (With "B" case below)

43 Enron Corporation's Weather Derivatives (A) (With "B" case below)

Part VIII: Valuing the Enterprise: Acquisitions and Buyouts

44 Rocky Mountain Advanced Genome

45 Yeats Valves and Controls Inc. (With "TSE" Counterparty Case Below)

46 Chrysler Corporation (With "Daimler-Benz" Counterparty Case Below)

47 Palamon Capital Partners

48 General Mills' Acquisition Of Pillsbury

49 Printicomm's Proposed Acquisition of Digitech

50 Structuring Repsol's Acquisition of YPF (With "B" Case Below)

51 Hostile Takeovers: A Primer for the Decision Maker

52 GE/Honeywell

53 The Hilton/ITT Wars


54 TSE International Corp. (counterparty case to "Yeats Valves")

55 Corning, Inc. Zero Coupon Convertibles (B)

56 Daimler-Benz A.G. (counterparty case to "Chrysler Corp.")

57 Repsol/YPF (B)

58 Enron Corporation's Weather Derivatives (B)

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