Corporate Asset Management: A Guide for Financial and Accounting Professionals

Corporate Asset Management: A Guide for Financial and Accounting Professionals

by Clark E. Chastain


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While covering many traditional areas of finance and accounting, this innovative, comprehensive treatment of asset management brings together for the first time in one volume vital information on profitability, risk, working capital and cash management, portfolio management, accounts receivable and inventory management, and capital budgeting. In addition, comprehensive treatment of mergers and acquisitions is provided, including an examination of the strategies underlying mergers and acquisitions, financial implications, federal taxation, and accounting standards.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780899302379
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/22/1987
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

CLARK E. CHASTAIN is Professor of Accounting at the University of Michigan-Flint.

Table of Contents


Asset Management: Profitability and Risk

Risk Analysis in Portfolio and Real Asset Management

Working Capital Management and Policy

Cash Management

Managing Marketable Securities

Administration of Accounts Receivable and Credit Policies

Inventory Management

Capital Budgeting Analysis

Further Aspects of Investment Decisions

Cost of Capital

Mergers and Acquisitions: Management and Finance

Mergers and Acquisitions: Federal Income Taxation

Mergers and Acquisitions: Accounting

Purchase Accounting: Accounting and Tax Planning

Divestitures and Corporate Joint Ventures

Corporate Asset Management: Today's Flourishing Discipline


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