Valuation, Textbook and Workbook: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies / Edition 3

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Completely Updated, Over 200,000 Copies Sold!

"A 'how-to' guide for corporate executives who want to get at the unrealized shareholder values trapped in public companies."
New York Times

THE #1 guide TO CORPORATE VALUATION IS NOW BETTER THAN EVER!

"The book's clarity and comprehensive coverage make it one ofthe best practitioners' guides to valuation."
Financial Times

"Should serve very well the professional manager who wants to do some serious thinking about what really does contribute value to his or her firm and why."
The Journal of Finance

"Valuation is like a Swiss army knife . . . you will be prepared for just about any contingency."
—Martin H. Dubilier, Chairman of the Board, Clayton & Dubilier, Inc.

"This book on valuation represents fresh new thinking. The writing is clear and direct, combining the best academic principles with actual experience to arrive at value-increasing solutions."
—J. Fred Weston, cordner Professor of Money and Financial Markets, Graduate School of Management, UCLA

System Requirements:
Pentium II PC or greater
Windows 98 or later
128MB RAM
20MB Hard Disk Space
Excel 97 / 2000 (Alone or part of Office 97 / 2000) w/Report Manager & Analysis ToolPak installed and enabled.
(Note: Formulas & Computations are not guaranteed in later versions of Excel)
Video Display: 800 x 600 recommended

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Editorial Reviews

New York Times Book Review
THE #1 GUIDE TO CORPORATE VALUATION IS NOW BETTER THAN EVER! A 'how-to' guide for corporate executives who want to get at the unrealized shareholder values trapped in public companies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471435051
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/28/2000
  • Edition description: BK&WRKBK
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 784
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 2.00 (d)

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Hailed by financial professionals, professors, and students worldwide as the single best guide of its kind, Valuation provides crucial insights into how to measure, manage, and maximize a company's value. This long-awaited Third Edition has been comprehensively updated and expanded to reflect business conditions in today's volatile global economy and to provide highly effective ways for managers at every level to create value for their companies.

In addition to all new case studies, Valuation now includes in-depth coverage on valuing dot.coms, cyclical companies, and companies in emerging markets, along with detailed instructions on how to drive value creation and apply real options to corporate valuation. Here is expert guidance that management and investment professionals and students alike have come to trust, including:

  • Valuation's acclaimed chapter devoted to insights into the strategic advantages of value-based management
  • Strategies for multibusiness valuation, and valuation for corporate restructuring, mergers, and acquisitions
  • International comparisons of the cost of capital, differences in accounting procedures, and how valuation works in different countries
  • Detailed, actual case studies showing how valuation techniques and principles are applied This timeless, respected book on valuation allows you to face the crossroads where corporate strategy and finance meet with more confidence and winning strategies than ever before.

Please visit us at www.WileyValuation.com

WileyValuation.com is a premier Web site devoted to all things valuation. At this unique online community for financial professionals, you will enjoy the following features:

  • New information on valuation topics and links to key valuation sites
  • Valuation message boards and chats
  • Downloadable valuation spreadsheets
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Table of Contents

COMPANY VALUE AND THE MANAGER'S MISSION.

Why Value Value?

The Value Manager.

Cash Is King.

Value-Based Management.

CASH FLOW VALUATION: A PRACTITIONER'S GUIDE.

Frameworks for Valuation.

Analyzing Historical Performance.

Forecasting Performance.

Estimating the Cost of Capital.

Estimating Continuing Value.

Calculating and Interpreting Results.

APPLYING VALUATION.

Multibusiness Valuation.

Valuing Foreign Subsidiaries.

Valuation Outside of the United States.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Joint Ventures.

Using Option Pricing Methods to Value Flexibility.

Valuing Banks.

Appendices.

Index.

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