Finance Essentials: The Practitioners' Guide

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Collated by Scott Moeller of Cass Business School, this collection brings together the informative articles a budding finance practitioner needs to operate effectively in today's corporate environment. Bringing together core finance knowledge and cutting-edge research topics in an engaging and effective way, this text is the ideal companion for all practitioners and students of finance. You will find insights into the practical applications of theory in key areas such as balance sheets and cash flow, financial regulation and compliance, funding and investment, governance and ethics, mergers and acquisitions, and operations and performance. Contributors to this collection include some of the leading experts in their respective fields: Aswath Damodaran, Harold Bierman, Jr, Andreas Jobst, Frank J. Fabozzi, Ian Bremmer, Javier Estrada, Marc J. Epstein, Henrik Cronqvist, Daud Vicary Abdullah, Meziane Lasfer, Dean Karlan, Norman Marks, Seth Armitage, and many others. In this collection you will discover: * Over 80 best-practice articles, providing the best guidance on issues ranging from risk management and capital structure optimization through to market responses to M&A transactions and general corporate governance * Over 65 checklists forming step-by-step guides to essential tasks, from hedging interest rates to calculating your total economic capital * 55 carefully selected calculations and ratios to monitor firms' financial health * A fully featured business and finance dictionary with over 5,000 definitions