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Introduction to Corporate Finance Transactions and Techniques

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ISBN-10: 0470026758

ISBN-13: 9780470026755

Edition: 2nd 2006

Authors: Ross Geddes

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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.
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/14/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.06" wide x 8.98" long x 0.78" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

About the author
'Behind the Chinese Wall'
Corporate finance in investment banking
Chinese walls
Corporate finance assignments
Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
Leveraged buyouts and management buyouts
Financial advice
Careers in corporate finance
Organisation of this book
Corporate Finance Transactions
Sources of Capital
Debt securities
Money market securities
Long-term debt
Floating rate notes
Preference shares
Ordinary shares
Hybrids (convertible securities)
Flotations/Initial Public Offerings
Primary offerings
Ancillary benefits of flotation
Disadvantages of flotation
Methods of flotation
Suitability for listing
The offering process
Participants and roles
Documentation and regulation
Due diligence and verification
Marketing, syndication and pricing
International Equity Offerings
Rationale for international offerings
International investors
Development of international equity offerings
Regulation and documentation
Depository receipts
Marketing, syndication and distribution
Offer structure
Price setting, underwriting and bookbuilding
Fees and commissions
After the new issue
Rights Issues/Secondary Offerings
Pre-emption rights
Setting the price
Calculating the theoretical rights price
Rights issue timetable
Fees and commissions
Secondary offerings
Marketed offerings
Bought deals
Accelerated bookbuilding
Mergers and Acquisitions
Rationale for M&A
Types of merger
Merger waves
Financing the transaction
Bootstrap transactions
Regulation of M&As
Key elements of the City Code
Management Buyouts
Financial structure
Bank finance (secured lending)
Private equity funds
Mezzanine finance
High-yield bonds
Corporate Finance Techniques
Valuing Securities
Valuing bonds
Valuing shares and companies
Cash flow based valuations
Determination of terminal/residual value
Determining the discount rate
Determining the value of the business
Relative valuations
Price earnings ratio
Price/EBIT multiple
Market to book value
Dividend yield
Enterprise value to EBITDA
Determining the value of a business based on ratios/multiples
Determining the Cost of Capital
Weighted average cost of capital
Use market values
Use target/optimal weighting
After tax
Match nominal rates with nominal cash flows
Cost of debt: K[subscript d]
Cost of equity: K[subscript e]
Capital asset pricing model
Risk-free rate
Market risk premium (equity risk premium)
Beta ([beta])
Health warning
Shareholder Value Added (Economic Profit)
Just another number?
Benefits of SVA
Calculation of SVA
Limitations of economic profit calculations
UK Corporate Valuation Methods: A Survey
Scoring and tables
Valuation methodology
Frequency of use
Calculation of final valuation or value range
Discounted cash flows
DCF approaches
Forecast period
Terminal value
Cost of capital
Determining the cost of equity
Capital asset pricing model
Sources of information
List of abbreviations
Additional reading