Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9780070635807

ISBN-10 0070635803


Edition 8th
Number of Pages 1064 Pages
Language (English)


Principles of Corporate Finance is a book that speaks at length on the topic of corporate finance and is considered to be one of the best books on this subject. It covers details on both the theory and the practice of corporate finance. It explains the principles that are implemented by companies these days and elaborates on the reasons for such implementations. The illustrations and detailed descriptions given in this book are easy to comprehend and this makes the book a very popular one. This book is used extensively as a reference for financial managers all over the world. Table of content :- Part I: VALUE 1 Finance and the Financial Manager 2. Present Values, the Objectives of the Firm, and Corporate Governance 3. How to Calculate Present Values 4. The Value of Bonds and Common Stocks 5. Why Net Present Value Leads to Better Investment Decisions than Other Criteria 6. Making Investment Decisions with the Net Present Value Rule 7. Introduction to Risk, Return, and the Opportunity Cost of Capital Part II: RISK 8. Risk and Return 9. Capital Budgeting and Risk Part III: PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN CAPITAL BUDGETING 10. A Project Is Not a Black Box 11. Strategy and the Capital Investment Decision 12. Agency Problems, Management Compensation, and the Measurement of Performance Part IV: FINANCING DECISIONS AND MARKET EFFICIENCY 13. Corporate Financing and the Six Lessons of Market Efficiency 14. An Overview of Corporate Financing 15. How Corporations Issue Securities Part V: PAYOUT POLICY AND CAPITAL STRUCTURE 16. Payout Policy 17. Does Debt Policy Matter? 18. How Much Should a Firm Borrow? 19. Financing and Valuation Part VI: OPTIONS 20. Understanding Options 21. Valuing Options 22. Real Options Part VII: DEBT FINANCING 23. Valuing Government Bonds 24. Credit Risk 25. The Many Different Kinds of Debt 26. Leasing Part VIII: RISK MANAGEMENT 27. Managing Risk 28. Managing International Risks Part IX: FINANCIAL PLANNING AND THE MANAGEMENT OF WORKING CAPITAL 29. Financial Analysis and Planning 30. Working Capital Management 31. Short-Term Financial Planning Part X: MERGERS, CORPORATE CONTROL, AND GOVERNANCE 32. Mergers 33. Corporate Restructuring 34. Governance and Corporate Control around the World Part IX: CONCLUSION 35. Conclusion: What We Do and Do Not Know about Finance.