Foundations of Multinational Financial Management / Edition 5

Foundations of Multinational Financial Management / Edition 5

by Alan C. Shapiro
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471563374

ISBN-13: 9780471563372

Pub. Date: 03/28/2004

Publisher: Wiley

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

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.

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

ENVIRONMENT OF INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT.
Introduction: Multinational Enterprise and Multinational Financial Management.
The Determination of Exchange Rates.
The International Monetary System.
The Balance of Payments and International Economic Linkages.
The Foreign Exchange Market.
Currency Futures and Options Markets.
Parity Conditions in International Finance and Currency Forecasting.
FOREIGN EXCHANGE RISK MANAGEMENT.
Measuring Account Exposure.
Managing Account Exposure.
Measuring and Managing Economic Exposure.
MULTINATIONAL WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT.
Financing Foreign Trade.
Current Asset Management and Short-Term Financing.
Managing and Multinational Financial System.
FINANCING FOREIGN OPERATIONS.
International Financing and International Financial Markets.
International Banking Trends and Strategies.
The Cost of Capital for Foreign Investments.
FOREIGN INVESTMENT ANALYSIS.
International Portfolio Investment.
Corporate Strategy and Foreign Direct Investment.
Capital Budgeting for the Multinational Corporation.
The Measurement and Management of Political Risk.
Glossary.

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