Corporate finance and investment : decisions and strategies / Richard Pike, Bill Neale, and Philip Linsley.
Contributor(s): Neale, Bill | Linsley, Philip.Publisher: New York : Pearson Financial Times / Prentice Hall, 2012Edition: 7th ed.Description: xxvi, 844 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9780273763468 (pbk.).Subject(s): Corporations -- Great Britain -- Finance | Investments -- Great Britain | Corporations -- Europe -- Finance
Includes bibliographical references (p. -820) and index.
Preface -- Guided tour -- Using myfinancelab -- Acknowledgements -- Publisher's acknowledgements -- A framework for financial decisions -- An overview of financial management -- The financial environment -- Present values, and bond and share valuation -- Investment decisions and strategies -- Investment appraisal methods -- Project appraisal / applications -- Investment strategy and process -- Value, risk and the required return -- Analysing investment risk -- Relationships between investments : portfolio theory -- Setting the risk premium : the capital asset pricing model -- The required rate of return on investment -- Enterprise value and equity value -- Identifying and valuing options -- Short-term financing and policies -- Risk and treasury management -- Working capital and short-term asset management -- Short- and medium-term finance -- Strategic financial decisions -- Long-term finance -- Returning value to shareholders : the dividend decision -- Capital structure and the required return -- Does capital structure really matter? -- Acquisitions and restructuring -- International financial management -- Managing currency risk -- Foreign investment decisions -- Key issues in modern finance : a review -- Appendix a solutions to self-assessment activities -- Appendix b solutions to selected questions -- Appendix c present value interest factor (pvif) -- Appendix d present value interest factor for an annuity (pvifa) -- Glossary -- References -- Index.