Author: Pierre Vernimmen
Author: Professor Pascal Quiry
Author: Dr Yann Le Fur
Author: Maurizio Dallochio
Author: Dr Antonio Salvi
Corporate Finance: Theory and Practice covers the theory and practice of Corporate Finance from a truly
European perspective. It shows how to use financial theory to solve practical problems and is written for
students of corporate finance and financial analysis and practising corporate financiers. Corporate
Finance is split into four sections and covers the basics of financial analysis; the basic theoretical
knowledge that you will need to value a firm; the major types of financial securities: equity, debt & options
and finally financial management which shows you how to organise a company's equity capital, buying
and selling companies, M&A, bankruptcy and cash flow management.
Key features include:
A section on financial analysis -- a Corporate Financier must understand a company based on a detailed
analysis of its accounts. Large numbers neglected this approach during the last stock market bubble and
Pascal Quiry is an adjunct finance teacher in the leading French business school HEC Paris, and a
managing director at BNP Paribas Corporate Finance, specialising in M&A transactions for listed
Professor Pascal Quiry
Maurizio Dallocchio is the current Dean of the leading Italian business school Bocconi (Milan) and
Lehman Brothers chair of Corporate Finance. He is also a board member of several listed and unlisted
companies and is one of the most distinguished Italian authorities on finance.
Dr Yann Le Fur
Yann Le Fur is a corporate finance teacher at HEC Paris business school and an investment banker with
Mediobanca in Paris (after several years with Schroders and Citigroup).
Antonio Salvi is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Bocconi and the University of Venice where he
teaches corporate finance. His areas of research cover cost of capital, structure of debt finance and
Dr Antonio Salvi
Pierre Vernimmen who died in 1996, was both an M&A dealmaker (he advised Louis Vuitton on its
merger with Moët Henessy to create LVMH, the world luxury goods leader) and a finance teacher at HEC
Paris. His book, Finance d'Entreprise, was and still is the top selling financial textbook in French
speaking countries and is the forebear of Corporate Finance: Theory and European Practice.