Fundamentals of Corporate Finance – Stewart C. Myers, Richard A. Brealey, Alan J. Marcus – 6th Edition


of Corporate Finance, by Richard A. Brealey, Stewart C. Myers and Alan J. Marcus, has been applauded for its and interesting examples. Professors praise the authors’ well-organized and thoughtful writing style and their clear exposition of what many consider difficult material.

The authors accomplish this without sacrificing an up-to-date, technically correct treatment of core topic areas. Since this author team is known for their outstanding research, teaching efforts, and market-leading finance , it’s no surprise that they have created an innovative and market- revision that is more friendly than ever. Every chapter has been reviewed and revised to reflect the current in corporate finance.

Table of Contents

Part I. Value
1. Finance and the Financial Manager
2. Present Value and the Opportunity Cost of Capital
3. How to Calculate Present Values
4. The Value of Common Stocks
5. Why Net Present Value Leads to Better Investment
6. Making Investment Decisions with the Net Present Value Rule

Part II. Risk
7. Introduction to Risk, Return, and the Opportunity Cost of Capital
8. Risk and Return
9. Capital Budgeting and Risk

Part III. Practical Problems in Capital Budgeting
10. A Project is Not a Black Box
11. Where Positive Net Present Values Come From
12. Making Sure Managers Maximize NPV

Part IV. Financing Decisions and Market Efficiency
13. Corporate Financing and the Six Lessons of Market Efficiency
14. An Overview of Corporate Financing
15. How Corporations Issue Securities

Part V. Dividend Policy and Capital Structure
16. The Dividend Controversy
17. Does Debt Policy Matter?
18. How Much Should a Firm Borrow?
19. Financing and Valuation

Part VI. Options
20. Understanding Options
21. Valuing Options
22. Real Options
23. Warrants and Convertibles

Part VII. Debt Financing
24. Valuing Debt
25. The Many Different Kinds of Debt
26. Leasing

Part VIII. Risk Management
27. Managing Risk
28. Managing International Risks

Part IX. Financial Planning and Short-Term Financial Management
29. Financial Analysis and Planning
30. Short-Term Financial Planning
31. Cash Management
32. Credit Management

Part X. Mergers, Corporate Control, and Governance
33. Mergers
34. Control, Governance, and Financial Architecture

Part XI. Conclusions
35. Conclusion: What We Do and Do Not Know About Finance
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