Foundations of Multinational Financial Management / Edition 5

Foundations of Multinational Financial Management / Edition 5

by Alan C. Shapiro
     
 

Take advantage of opportunities in multinational finance!

All too often, companies focus on the threats and risks inherent in venturing abroad. But multinational firms actually have unique opportunities that are not available to purely domestic firms.

Now updated, revised, and reorganized, Alan Shapiro’s Foundations of Multinational Financial

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Overview

Take advantage of opportunities in multinational finance!

All too often, companies focus on the threats and risks inherent in venturing abroad. But multinational firms actually have unique opportunities that are not available to purely domestic firms.

Now updated, revised, and reorganized, Alan Shapiro’s Foundations of Multinational Financial Management, 5/e will help you take advantage of these valuable opportunities. Foundations emphasizes broad concepts and practices and provides a clear conceptual framework for analyzing key financial decisions in multinational firms. The text treats international financial management as a natural and logical extension of the principles learned in the foundations course in financial management.

New Features

  • Expanded discussion of China, its new role in the world economy, and its various economic policies, such as its weak yuan exchange rate policy.

  • Mini-cases (at least one per chapter) and two new extended cases.

  • Many new solved numerical problems, which illustrate the application of the various concepts and techniques presented in the text, as well as new end-of-chapter problems.

  • Many new charts and illustrations of corporate practice that are designed to highlight specific techniques or teaching points.

  • Numerous questions and problems at the end of each chapter, most of which are based on up-to-date information and real-life situations.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471563372
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.13(w) x 10.18(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

PART I: ENVIRONMENT OF INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENTS.

Chapter 1. Introduction: Multinational Enterprise and Multinational Financial Management.

Chapter 2. The Determination of Exchange Rates.

Chapter 3. The International Monetary System.

Chapter 4. Parity Conditions in International Finance and Currency Forecasting.

Chapter 5. The Balance of Payments and International Economic Linkages.

Chapter 6. Country Risk Analysis.

PART II: FOREIGN EXCHANGE AND DERVIATIVES MARKETS.

Chapter 7. The Foreign Exchange Market.

Chapter 8. Currency Futures and Options Markets.

Chapter 9. Swaps and Interest Rate Derivatives.

PART III: FOREIGN EXCHANGE RISK MANAGEMENT.

Chapter 10. Measuring and Managing Translation and Transaction Exposure.

Chapter 11. Measuring and Managing Economic Exposure.

PART IV: FINANCING THE MULTINATIONAL CORPORATION.

Chapter 12. International Financing and National Capital Markets.

Chapter 13. The Euromarkets.

Chapter 14. The Cost of Capital Foreign Investments.

PART V: FOREIGN INVESTMENT ANALYSIS.

Chapter 15. International Portfolio Investment.

Chapter 16. Corporate Strategy and Foreign Direct Investment.

Chapter 17. Capital Budgeting for the Multinational Corporation.

PART VI: MULTINATIONAL WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT.

Chapter 18. Financing Foreign Trade.

Chapter 19. Current Asset Management and Short-Term Financing.

Chapter 20. Managing the Multinational Financial System.

Glossary.

Index.

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