Corporate Finance and Valuation by dlv37354

VIEWS: 16 PAGES: 6

Corporate Finance and Valuation document sample

More Info
									Brochure
More information from http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/446682/




Strategic Corporate Finance: Applications in Valuation and Capital
Structure

Description:    Essential guidance for the corporate finance professional — advisor, Board Director, CFO,
                Treasurer, business development executive, or M&A expert—to ask the right questions and make
                the critical decisions. Strategic Corporate Finance is a practical guide to the key issues, their
                context, and their solutions. From performance measurement and capital planning to risk
                management and capital structure, Strategic Corporate Finance, translates principles of corporate
                finance theory into practical methods for implementing them. Filled with in-depth insights, expert
                advice, and detailed case studies, Strategic Corporate Finance will prepare you for the issues
                involved in raising, allocating and managing capital, and its associated risks.

                Author information

                Justin Pettit (New York, NY) draws on his 15 years of senior advisory experience as an investment
                banker and management consultant. He advises corporate boards and executives on matters of
                capital structure, financial policy, valuation, and strategy. He also lectures on topics in advanced
                corporate finance to graduate and undergraduate students at universities in the New York area.



Contents:       Preface.
                 List of Figures.
                 List of Tables.
                 Acknowledgments.
                 About the Author.

                 PART ONE: Managing the Left-Hand Side of the Balance Sheet.


                Chapter 1: The Cost Of Capital. .

                 Calculation Pitfalls.
                 Market Risk Premium (MRP).
                 Toward a Better Beta.
                 The "Riskless Rate"
                 The Cost of Debt.
                 Global Capital Costs.
                 WACC and Hurdle Rates.


                Chapter 2: Fix: Finding Your Sources of Value. .

                 Why Shareowner Value?
                 Performance Measurement Pitfalls.
                 Measuring Economic Profit and Value.
                 Analyzing the Corporate Portfolio.
                 Incorporating the Cost of Capacity.
                 Value-Based Strategies and Tactics.
                 Managing for Value.
                 Balancing Performance with Value.


                Chapter 3: Sell: Creating Value Through Divestiture. .

                 Divestiture Creates Value.
                 Sources of Value: Motives for Divestiture.
                 Alternative Methods of Disposition.
What Works Best for Whom?
What Happens Longer Term?
Practical Impediments to Divestiture.
Financial Policy Considerations.
Tax Considerations and Structural Refinements.


Chapter 4: Grow: How To Make M&A Pay. .

M&A Today.
Transactions that Create Value.
M&A Fact and Fallacy.
RX for the "Conglomerate Discount."
EVA and M&A.
How ‘‘Serial Acquirers’’ Create Value.
Financial Policy Considerations.
Financing Growth.


Chapter 5: Cash and The Optimal Capital Structure. .

Trends and Implications.
How Much Is Too Much?
The Costs and Benefits of Excess Cash.
How the Market Views Excess Cash.
Optimal Capital Allocation.

PART TWO: Managing the Right-Hand Side of the Balance Sheet.


Chapter 6: An Executive’s Guide to Credit Ratings. .

Trends and Implications.
Empirical Evidence.
Limitations of Quantitative Credit Analysis.
What Metrics Matter Most?
Case Study: Treatment of Pension and Postretirement Liabilities.
Multivariate Credit Models.
Industry Considerations.
Case Study: Property and Casualty Insurance.
Application Issues.
How to Manage Your Agencies.
Case Study: Illustration of Secured and Unsecured Notching.


Chapter 7: Today’s Optimal Capital Structure. .

Value-Based Financial Policy.
Less Debt Is Now "Optimal."
Extend Duration When Rates Are Low.
Maintain Financial Liquidity to "Insure" Your Equity.
A New Perspective on Equity.
Case Study: Does Tech Need Debt?


Chapter 8: Dividends and Buybacks: Calibrating Your Shareholder Distributions. .

The Cash Problem.
Dividends Are Back.
How Dividends and Buybacks Create Value.
Should You Increase Your Dividend?
How Large Should Your Buyback Program Be?
How to Execute Your Share Repurchase Program.
            Chapter 9: The Stock Liquidity Handbook. .

            Measuring Stock Liquidity.
            The "Liquidity Discount."
            Implications of Stock Illiquidity.
            Solutions to Illiquidity.
            Stock Splits.

            PART THREE: Managing the Enterprise.


            Chapter 10: Strategic Risk Management: Where ERM Meets Optimal Capital Structure. .

            The Value of Risk Management.
            Mapping and Modeling Risk.
            Managing to a Benchmark.
            External Considerations and Constraints.
            ERM Case Study: Metallgesellschaft AG.
            Capital Structure Solutions.


            Chapter 11: Best Practices In Hedging. .

            Which "Exposure" to Hedge.
            Hedge Horizon.
            Hedge Ratio.
            Options versus Forwards.
            Accounting Considerations.
            Implementation.


            Chapter 12: ERM Case Study: Reengineering The Corporate Pension. .

            Why Now?
            The Problems with Equity.
            The Case for More Bonds.
            Optimal Capital Structure Reprise.
            Capital Markets Solutions.
            The Boots Case.
            Why It Still Hasn’t Happened.

            APPENDIX A: Resources.
            Tools and Portals.
            New Research and Literature Search.
            Economic Research and Data.
            News and Market Data.
            Corporate Governance and Compensation.
            Other Agencies.
            Endnotes.
            References.
            Index.




Ordering:   Order Online - http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/446682/

            Order by Fax - using the form below

            Order by Post - print the order form below and sent to
Research and Markets,
Guinness Centre,
Taylors Lane,
Dublin 8,
Ireland.
                                                            Page 1 of 2

Fax Order Form
To place an order via fax simply print this form, fill in the information below and fax the completed form to 646-607-
1907 (from USA) or +353-1-481-1716 (from Rest of World). If you have any questions please visit

http://www.researchandmarkets.com/contact/

Order Information
Please verify that the product information is correct.


               Product Name:           Strategic Corporate Finance: Applications in Valuation and Capital Structure
               Web Address:            http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/446682/
               Office Code:            OC8HNQROMMQPQ

Product Format
Please select the product format and quantity you require:


                                   Quantity

               Hard Copy:                EURO €67.00 + Euro €25.00 Shipping/Handling




Contact Information
Please enter all the information below in BLOCK CAPITALS


      Title:                  Mr              Mrs            Dr           Miss             Ms         Prof

      First Name:                                                   Last Name:

      Email Address: *

      Job Title:

      Organisation:

      Address:

      City:

      Postal / Zip Code:

      Country:

      Phone Number:

      Fax Number:

     * Please refrain from using free email accounts when ordering (e.g. Yahoo, Hotmail, AOL)
                                                              Page 2 of 2

Payment Information
Please indicate the payment method you would like to use by selecting the appropriate box.

          Pay by credit card:                     American Express

                                                  Diners Club

                                                  Master Card

                                                  Visa
                                           Cardholder's Name

                                           Cardholder's Signature

                                           Expiry Date

                                           Card Number

                                           CVV Number

                                           Issue Date
                                           (for Diners Club only)




          Pay by check:                    Please post the check, accompanied by this form, to:

                                           Research and Markets,
                                           Guinness Center,
                                           Taylors Lane,
                                           Dublin 8,
                                           Ireland.


                                           Please transfer funds to:
          Pay by wire transfer:
                                           Account number                   833 130 83
                                           Sort code                        98-53-30
                                           Swift code                       ULSBIE2D
                                           IBAN number                      IE78ULSB98533083313083
                                           Bank Address                 Ulster Bank,
                                                                        27-35 Main Street,
                                                                        Blackrock,
                                                                        Co. Dublin,
                                                                        Ireland.


     If you have a Marketing Code please enter it below:


           Marketing Code:


      Please note that by ordering from Research and Markets you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions at
     http://www.researchandmarkets.com/info/terms.asp



                                              Please fax this form to:
                                  (646) 607-1907 or (646) 964-6609 - From USA
                          +353 1 481 1716 or +353 1 653 1571 - From Rest of World

								
To top