Corporate Finance, 5th edition
Principles & Practice

By Denzil Watson & Anthony Head
May 2010
Financial Times / Prentice Hall
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9780273725343
473 Pages, Illustrated
$92.50 Paper Original

The fifth edition of Corporate Finance: Principles and Practice really does do what it says on the tin. Key principles and mathematical techniques are clearly explained step –by-step and later put into practice through the use of many vignettes taking a closer look at real well-known companies.


Chapter 1: The finance function

Chapter 2: Capital markets, market efficiency and ratio analysis

Chapter 3: Short-term finance and the management of working capital

Chapter 4: Long-term finance: equity finance

Chapter 5: Long-term finance: debt finance, hybrid finance and leasing

Chapter 6: An overview of investment appraisal methods

Chapter 7: Investment appraisal: applications and risk

Chapter 8: Portfolio theory and the capital asset pricing model

Chapter 9: The cost of capital and capital structure

Chapter 10: Dividend policy

Chapter 11: Mergers and takeovers

Chapter 12: Risk management



Author Biography Denzil Watson is a Principal Lecturerand Antony Head a Senior Lecturer in Sheffield Business School at Sheffield Hallam University. They have extensive experience of teaching corporate finance, managerial finance and strategic financial management in a wide range of courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and professional level.

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