Synopses & Reviews
Now you can trust the only text specifically written for today's Intermediate or Advanced Corporate Finance course--Brigham/Daves' INTERMEDIATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, Tenth Edition. This comprehensive text from the renowned author team Brigham/Daves keeps the reader first in finance with a full understanding of the conceptual theories and practical skills that lead to stronger financial decisions. The book reinforces coverage from earlier courses in corporate finance, while providing new advanced material to challenge even the most prolific learners. In-depth coverage of core issues as well as the most current coverage of developing issues reshaping finance today are made clear through the book's reader-friendly approach, timely real business examples, integrated cases, and Excel spreadsheet models. A comprehensive support package reduces preparation time and offers access to THOMSON ONE-BUSINESS SCHOOL EDITION, the same financial online database Wall Street professionals trust every day.
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About the Author
Dr. Eugene F. Brigham is Graduate Research Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida, where he has taught since 1971. Dr. Brigham received his M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley and his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina. Prior to joining the University of Florida, Dr. Brigham held teaching positions at the University of Connecticut, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of California-Los Angeles. Dr. Brigham has served as president of the Financial Management Association and has written many journal articles on the cost of capital, capital structure, and other aspects of financial management. He has authored or co-authored ten textbooks on managerial finance and managerial economics that are used at more than 1,000 universities in the United States and have been translated into 11 languages worldwide. He has testified as an expert witness in numerous electric, gas, and telephone rate cases at both federal and state levels. He has served as a consultant to many corporations and government agencies, including the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, the U.S. Office of Telecommunications Policy, and the RAND Corporation. Dr. Brigham continues to teach, consult, and complete research in addition to his academic writing. He spends his spare time on the golf course, enjoying time with his family and dogs, and tackling outdoor adventure activities, such as biking through Alaska. Dr. Phillip R. Daves received his B.A. in economics from Davidson College, his M.S. in mathematics, and his Ph.D. in finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is currently Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. His research interests encompass Health Care Finance, Asset Pricing, Derivative Securities, and Dividend Policy. Dr. Daves has published papers in journals including THE JOURNAL OF FINANCE, THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FINANCE, APPLIED FINANCIAL ECONOMICS, JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL PRACTICE AND EDUCATION, and THE JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL AND STRATEGIC DECISIONS. His special interests in teaching include Health Care Finance, Investments, Financial Management, and Asset Pricing--which he teaches at the undergraduate, M.B.A., and Ph.D. levels. His consulting focuses on Business Valuation, Compensation, Value Based Management, and Health Care Policy. He has consulted for a range of large and small companies as well as the State of Tennessee.
Table of Contents
Part I: FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS. 1. An Overview of Financial Management. 2. Risk and Return: Part I. 3. Risk and Return: Part II. 4. Bond Valuation. 5. Basic Stock Valuation. 6. Financial Options. 7. Accounting for Financial Management. 8. Analysis of Financial Statements. Part II: Corporate Valuation. 9. Financial Planning and Forecasting Financial Statements. 10. Determining the Cost of Capital. 11. Corporate Value and Value-Based Management. Part III: PROJECT VALUATION. 12. Capital Budgeting: Decision Criteria. 13. Capital Budgeting: Estimating Cash Flows and Analyzing Risk. 14. Real Options. Part IV: STRATEGIC FINANCING DECISIONS. 15. Capital Structure Decisions: Part I. 16. Capital Structure Decisions: Part II. 17. Distributions to Shareholders: Dividends and Repurchases. Part V: TACTICAL FINANCING DECISIONS. 18. Initial Public Offerings, Investment Banking, and Financial Restructuring. 19. Lease Financing. 20. Hybrid Financing: Preferred Stock, Warrants, and Convertibles. Part VI: WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT. 21. Working Capital Management. 22. Providing and Obtaining Credit. 23. Other Topics in Working Capital Management. Part VII: SPECIAL TOPICS. 24. Derivatives and Risk Management. 25. Bankruptcy, Reorganization, and Liquidation. 26. Mergers, LBOs, Divestitures, and Holding Companies. 27. Multinational Financial Management. WEB CHAPTERS. 28. Time Value of Money. 29. Basic Financial Tools: A Review. 30. Pension Plan Management. 31. Financial Management in Not-for-Profit Businesses.