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An Introduction to Corporate Finance: Transactions and Techniques, Second Edition

Book Description

An Introduction to Corporate Finance provides the reader with a complete overview of Corporate Finance from perspective of the investment Banker. The author, a corporate trainer and former investment banker clarifies the role of the investment banker in numerous corporate finance transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, IPO's, and valuation. Given today's corporate climate, every student studying corporate finance and those working in the field need this book to sharpen their skill set.

Table of Contents

  1. The Securities & Investment Institute
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. ABOUT THE AUTHOR
  6. Chapter 1 - ‘BEHIND THE CHINESE WALL’
    1. CORPORATE FINANCE IN INVESTMENT BANKING
    2. CHINESE WALLS
    3. CORPORATE FINANCE ASSIGNMENTS
    4. FINANCIAL ADVICE
    5. CAREERS IN CORPORATE FINANCE
    6. ORGANISATION OF THIS BOOK
  7. Part I - CORPORATE FINANCE TRANSACTIONS
    1. Chapter 2 - SOURCES OF CAPITAL
      1. DEBT SECURITIES
      2. EQUITY
      3. HYBRIDS (CONVERTIBLE SECURITIES)
    2. Chapter 3 - FLOTATIONS/INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERINGS
      1. PRIMARY OFFERINGS
      2. THE OFFERING PROCESS
    3. Chapter 4 - INTERNATIONAL EQUITY OFFERINGS
      1. RATIONALE FOR INTERNATIONAL OFFERINGS
      2. AFTER THE NEW ISSUE
    4. Chapter 5 - RIGHTS ISSUES/SECONDARY OFFERINGS
      1. PRE-EMPTION RIGHTS
      2. SETTING THE PRICE
      3. RIGHTS ISSUE TIMETABLE
      4. SECONDARY OFFERINGS
      5. DEMERGERS
    5. Chapter 6 - MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
      1. RATIONALE FOR M&A
      2. TYPES OF MERGER
      3. MERGER WAVES
      4. FINANCING THE TRANSACTION
      5. REGULATION OF M&As
    6. Chapter 7 - MANAGEMENT BUYOUTS
      1. FINANCIAL STRUCTURE
      2. BANK FINANCE (SECURED LENDING)
      3. PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS
      4. MEZZANINE FINANCE
      5. HIGH-YIELD BONDS
  8. Part II - CORPORATE FINANCE TECHNIQUES
    1. Chapter 8 - VALUING SECURITIES
      1. VALUING BONDS
      2. VALUING SHARES AND COMPANIES
      3. CASH FLOW BASED VALUATIONS
      4. RELATIVE VALUATIONS
    2. Chapter 9 - DETERMINING THE COST OF CAPITAL
      1. WEIGHTED AVERAGE COST OF CAPITAL
      2. COST OF DEBT: Kd
      3. COST OF EQUITY: Ke
      4. CAPITAL ASSET PRICING MODEL
    3. Chapter 10 - SHAREHOLDER VALUE ADDED
      1. JUST ANOTHER NUMBER?
      2. BENEFITS OF SVA
      3. CALCULATION OF SVA
  9. Appendix - UK CORPORATE VALUATION METHODS: A SURVEY
  10. GLOSSARY
  11. ABBREVIATIONS
  12. ADDITIONAL READING
  13. INDEX