Multinational Business Finance / Edition 13

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Renowned for its authoritative, comprehensive coverage of contemporary international finance, this market-leading text trains the leaders of tomorrow’s multinational enterprises to recognize and capitalize on the unique characteristics of global markets. Because the job of a manager is to make financial decisions that increase firm value, the authors have embedded real-world mini-cases throughout to apply chapter concepts to the types of situations managers of multinational firms face.

The thirteenth edition attempts to capture the rapid evolution of our global marketplace through a number of principles, practices, and features.

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This seventh edition text on multinational business finance explains how successful multinational firms recognize and exploit imperfections in national markets, utilize available factors of production, and manage financial assets. The authors further claim that while volatile exchange rates increase risk, they can also generate great opportunities for both investors and organizations needing to raise capital. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132743464
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 8/23/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 13
  • Pages: 648
  • Sales rank: 294,610
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Arthur I. Stonehill is a Professor of Finance and International Business, Emeritus, at Oregon

State University, where he taught for 24 years (1966–1990). During 1991–1997 he held a split

appointment at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Copenhagen Business School. From

1997 to 2001 he continued as a Visiting Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He

has also held teaching or research appointments at the University of California, Berkeley;

Cranfield School of Management (U.K.); and the North European Management Institute

(Norway). He was a former president of the Academy of International Business, and a

western director of the Financial Management Association.

Professor Stonehill received a B.A. (History) from Yale University (1953), an M.B.A.

from Harvard Business School (1957), and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from University

of California, Berkeley (1965). He was awarded honorary doctorates from the Aarhus

School of Business (Denmark, 1989), the Copenhagen Business School (Denmark, 1992),

and Lund University (Sweden, 1998).

He has authored or coauthored nine books and twenty-five other publications. His

articles have appeared in Financial Management, Journal of International Business Studies,

California Management Review, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of

International Financial Management and Accounting, International Business Review, European

Management Journal, The Investment Analyst (U.K.), Nationaløkonomisk Tidskrift

(Denmark), Sosialøkonomen (Norway), Journal of Financial Education, and others.

David K. Eiteman is Professor Emeritus of Finance at the John E. Anderson Graduate

School of Management at UCLA. He has also held teaching or research appointments at

the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Showa Academy of Music (Japan), the

National University of Singapore, Dalian University (China), the Helsinki School of Economics

and Business Administration (Finland), University of Hawaii at Manoa, University

of Bradford (U.K.), Cranfield School of Management (U.K.), and IDEA (Argentina). He is

a former president of the International Trade and Finance Association, Society for Economics

and Management in China, and Western Finance Association.

Professor Eiteman received a B.B.A. (Business Administration) from the University of

Michigan, Ann Arbor (1952); M.A. (Economics) from University of California, Berkeley

(1956); and a Ph.D. (Finance) from Northwestern University (1959).

He has authored or coauthored four books and twenty-nine other publications. His

articles have appeared in The Journal of Finance, The International Trade Journal, Financial

Analysts Journal, Journal of World Business, Management International, Business Horizons,

MSU Business Topics, Public Utilities Fortnightly, and others.

Michael H. Moffett is Continental Grain Professor in Finance at the Thunderbird School

of Global Management. he was formerly Associate Professor of Finance at Oregon State

University (1985–1993). He has also held teaching or research appointments at the University

of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1991–1993); the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., the

University of Hawaii at Manoa; the Aarhus School of Business (Denmark); the Helsinki

School of Economics and Business Administration (Finland), the International Centre for

Public Enterprises (Yugoslavia); and the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Professor Moffett received a B.A. (Economics) from the University of Texas at Austin

(1977); an M.S. (Resource Economics) from Colorado State University (1979); an M.A. (Economics)

from the University of Colorado, Boulder (1983); and Ph.D. (Economics) from the

University of Colorado, Boulder (1985).

He has authored, coauthored, or contributed to six books and 15 other publications.

His articles have appeared in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of

Applied Corporate Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of International

Financial Management and Accounting, Contemporary Policy Issues, Brookings Discussion

Papers in International Economics, and others. He has contributed to a number of

collected works including the Handbook of Modern Finance, the International Accounting and

Finance Handbook, and the Encyclopedia of International Business. He is also coauthor of two

books in multinational business with Michael Czinkota and Ilkka Ronkainen, International

Business (7th Edition) and Global Business.

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Table of Contents

Part I Global Financial Environment

Chapter 1 Current Multinational Challenges and the Global Economy

Chapter 2 Corporate Ownership, Goals, and Governance

Chapter 3 The International Monetary System

Chapter 4 The Balance of Payments

Chapter 5 The Continuing Global Financial Crisis

Part II Foreign Exchange Theory and Markets

Chapter 6 The Foreign Exchange Market

Chapter 7 International Parity Conditions

Chapter 8 Foreign Currency Derivatives and Swaps

Part III Foreign Exchange Exposure

Chapter 9 Foreign Exchange Rate Determination and Forecasting

Chapter 10 Transaction Exposure

Chapter 11 Translation Exposure

Chapter 12 Operating Exposure

Part IV Financing the Global Firm

Chapter 13 The Global Cost and Availability of Capital

Chapter 14 Raising Equity and Debt Globally

Chapter 15 Multinational Tax Management

Part V Foreign Investment Decisions

Chapter 16 International Portfolio Theory and Diversification

Chapter 17 Foreign Direct Investment and Political Risk

Chapter 18 Multinational Capital Budgeting and Cross-Border Acquisitions

Part VI Managing Multinational Operations

Chapter 19 Working Capital Management

Chapter 20 International Trade Finance

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