"One of the more comprehensive books available covering corporate finance and related managerial discussions, this book explains financial concepts in an easy to understand manner. The real life examples enliven the discussion, illustrating the central concepts, and one of the strongest aspects is the depth of the explanations by Samir Asaf. It should serve as a reference for CEOs and CFOs."
John Mulvey, Professor,BendheimCenterfor Finance,PrincetonUniversity
"It was said once that war is too important to be left to generals. Similarly, Finance is too important to be left to accountants and finance specialists. It should be part of every executive¿s toolkit. There is no doubt that this book will help develop and spread a deep understanding of corporate finance and therefore greatly enhance value for the business reader."
Marc Bertoneche,Professeur des Universites,Bordeaux&Paris andVisiting Professor of Finance,HarvardBusinessSchool
"A well-written, succinct, comprehensive and practical assessment of best-practices in corporate finance, risk management and reporting standards. I found it equally useful as a textbook or as a handy reference guide."
Youssef A. Nasr, Group General Manager, South America, HSBC Bank
"This book is chock-full of useful ideas, insightful observations, and illuminating real-world case studies of the underlying corporate finance propositions. It will teach you a lot about corporate strategy and contemporary business history."
Danny Quah, Professor of Economics,LondonSchoolof Economics and Political Science
"If you need a reference for what, why, and how financial departments of leading multinational companies increase their shareholder value, this is the book for you."
Alexander Kaganovich, Director, Funds Development Group, Credit Suisse FirstBoston
In this book, you can experience first hand, how high-performance finance organizations across a broad spectrum of industries go about their business of creating and sustaining shareholder value, and can selectively apply best practices to your corporation's unique circumstances.