Essentials of Corporate Financial Management, 2nd edition

By Glen Arnold
February 2013
Pearson Education
Distributed by the Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9780273759027
544 Pages, Illustrated
$110.00 Paper original

Essentials of Corporate Financial Management supports courses designed to cover the core topics of finance in 15 to 30 hours of lectures. The book is suitable for undergraduate students studying finance as part of a business related degree, MBA students, and others studying finance at business schools. It also provides the foundation elements needed by students going on to study more advanced finance.

The step-by-step learning approach enables students to achieve a high level of financial knowledge without assuming a prior knowledge of finance. Selected core topics and key concepts are delivered with depth, allowing students to gain an understanding of the topical debates within this field, where disagreement or alternative perspectives lead to lively discussion.

This pack is comprised of a copy of Essentials of Corporate Financial Management 2e and an access card with code which will enable students to take advantage of the extra support available in MyFinanceLab. Visit to learn more.



Chapter 1, The financial world

Chapter 2, Project appraisal: Net present value and internal rate of return

Chapter 3, Practical project appraisal

Chapter 4, Risk and project appraisal

Chapter 5, Portfolio theory and capital asset pricing model

Chapter 6, Equity capital

Chapter 7, Debt finance

Chapter 8, The cost of capital

Chapter 9, Value-based management

Chapter 10, Valuing shares and companies

Chapter 11, Capital structure

Chapter 12, Dividend policy


I Future value of £1 at compound interest

II Present value of £1 at compound interest

III Present value of an annuity of £1 at compound interest

IV Future value of an annuity of £1 at compound interest

V Areas under the standardised normal distribution

VI Answers to the mathematical tools exercises in Chapter 2, Appendix 2.1

VII Solutions to selected questions and problems




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