# Outline of the book

ALL PARTS

- FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
- INVESTORS AND MARKETS
- VALUE
- CAPITAL STRUCTURE POLICIES
- FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Introduction: Contrasts, Shocks, Threats, and Opportunities

Preface

List of frequently used symbols

Chapter 1 What is corporate finance?

Chapter 3 Earnings

Chapter 4 Capital employed and invested capital

Chapter 5 Walking through from earnings to cash flow

Chapter 6 Getting to grips with consolidated accounts

Chapter 7 How to cope with the most complex points in financial accounts

Chapter 9 Margin analysis: Structure

Chapter 10 Margin analysis: risks

Chapter 11 Working capital and capital expenditures

Chapter 12 Financing

Chapter 13 Return on capital employed and return on equity

Chapter 14 Conclusion of financial analysis

Chapter 16 The time value of money and net present value

Chapter 17 The internal rate of return

Chapter 19 The required rate of return

Chapter 21 Other debt products

Chapter 22 Shares

Chapter 23 Options

Chapter 24 Hybrid securities

Chapter 25 Selling securities

Chapter 33 Capital structure, taxes and organisation theories

Chapter 34 Debt, equity and options theory

Chapter 35 Working out details: The design of the capital structure

Chapter 37 Distribution in practice: dividends and share buy-backs

Chapter 38 Share issues

Chapter 39 Implementing a debt policy

Chapter 41 Choice of corporate structure

Chapter 42 Initial public offerings (IPOs)

Chapter 43 Corporate governance

Chapter 44 Taking control of a company

Chapter 45 Mergers and Demergers

Chapter 46 Leveraged buyouts (LBOs)

Chapter 47 Bankruptcy and restructuring

Chapter 49 Managing cash flows

Chapter 50 Managing financial risks

Epilogue- Finance and strategy

Top 20 largest listed companies in 14 countries

Contents

Index

Preface

List of frequently used symbols

Chapter 1 What is corporate finance?

Part 1 FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

Part One : Fundamental concepts in financial analysis

Chapter 2 Cash FlowsChapter 3 Earnings

Chapter 4 Capital employed and invested capital

Chapter 5 Walking through from earnings to cash flow

Chapter 6 Getting to grips with consolidated accounts

Chapter 7 How to cope with the most complex points in financial accounts

Part Two : Financial analysis and forecasting

Chapter 8 How to perform a financial analysisChapter 9 Margin analysis: Structure

Chapter 10 Margin analysis: risks

Chapter 11 Working capital and capital expenditures

Chapter 12 Financing

Chapter 13 Return on capital employed and return on equity

Chapter 14 Conclusion of financial analysis

Part 2 INVESTORS AND MARKETS

Part One : Investment decision rules

Chapter 15 The financial marketsChapter 16 The time value of money and net present value

Chapter 17 The internal rate of return

Part Two : The risk of securities and the required rate of return

Chapter 18 Risk and returnChapter 19 The required rate of return

Part Three : Financial securities

Chapter 20 BondsChapter 21 Other debt products

Chapter 22 Shares

Chapter 23 Options

Chapter 24 Hybrid securities

Chapter 25 Selling securities

Part 3 VALUE

Chapter 26 Value and corporate finance

Chapter 27 Measuring value creation

Chapter 28 investment criteria

Chapter 29 The cost of capital

Chapter 30 Risk and investment analysis

Chapter 31 Valuation techniques

Chapter 27 Measuring value creation

Chapter 28 investment criteria

Chapter 29 The cost of capital

Chapter 30 Risk and investment analysis

Chapter 31 Valuation techniques

Part 4 CAPITAL STRUCTURE POLICIES

Part One : Capital structure policies

Chapter 32 Capital structure and the theory of perfect capital marketsChapter 33 Capital structure, taxes and organisation theories

Chapter 34 Debt, equity and options theory

Chapter 35 Working out details: The design of the capital structure

Part Two : Equity capital

Chapter 36 Returning cash to shareholdersChapter 37 Distribution in practice: dividends and share buy-backs

Chapter 38 Share issues

Chapter 39 Implementing a debt policy

Part 5 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Part One : Corporate governance and financial engineering

Chapter 40 Setting up a company or financing start-upsChapter 41 Choice of corporate structure

Chapter 42 Initial public offerings (IPOs)

Chapter 43 Corporate governance

Chapter 44 Taking control of a company

Chapter 45 Mergers and Demergers

Chapter 46 Leveraged buyouts (LBOs)

Chapter 47 Bankruptcy and restructuring

Part Two : Managing cash flows, working capital and financial risks

Chapter 48 Managing working capitalChapter 49 Managing cash flows

Chapter 50 Managing financial risks

Epilogue- Finance and strategy

Top 20 largest listed companies in 14 countries

Contents

Index