Intermediate Financial Management

Intermediate Financial Management

by Eugene F. Brigham, Phillip R. Daves

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The only book written specifically for Intermediate or Advanced Corporate Finance courses, Brigham/Daves' INTERMEDIATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, 13E combines in-depth discussions of core issues with current coverage of the topics that are reshaping finance today. This best-selling author teams provides a unique balance of theory and practical applications to equip you with a thorough understanding of the financial problems facing businesses — as well as the best solutions. Corporate valuation as a unifying theme emphasizes the theoretic groundwork for value maximization, while numerous Excel examples help you sharpen the practical skills needed to analyze business decisions. Real-world examples, integrated Mini-Cases, end-of-chapter problems and Excel spreadsheet models illustrate how financial theory in practice leads to stronger financial decisions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781305631557
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/05/2015
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Dr. Eugene F. Brigham is Graduate Research Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida, where he has taught since 1971. He received his MBA and Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley and his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina. Prior to joining the University of Florida, Dr. Brigham held teaching positions at the University of Connecticut, the University of Wisconsin and the University of California-Los Angeles. A former president of the Financial Management Association, he has written many journal articles on the cost of capital, capital structure and other aspects of financial management. He has authored or co-authored 10 textbooks on managerial finance and managerial economics that are used at more than 1,000 universities in the United States and have been translated into 11 languages worldwide. In addition to his academic writing, Dr. Brigham continues to teach, consult and complete research. He has served as a consultant to many corporations and government agencies, including the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, the U.S. Office of Telecommunications Policy and the RAND Corp., and he has testified as an expert witness in numerous electric, gas and telephone rate cases at both federal and state levels. Dr. Brigham spends his spare time on the golf course, enjoying time with his family and dogs, and tackling outdoor adventure activities, such as biking through Alaska.

Dr. Phillip R. Daves is Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. His research interests encompass health care finance, asset pricing, derivative securities, and dividend policy. He has published papers in THE JOURNAL OF FINANCE, THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FINANCE, APPLIED FINANCIAL ECONOMICS, JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL PRACTICE AND EDUCATION, and THE JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL AND STRATEGIC DECISIONS. Dr. Daves' special interests in teaching include health care finance, investments, financial management, and asset pricing—which he teaches at the undergraduate, M.B.A., and Ph.D. levels. Consulting for a range of large and small companies as well as the state of Tennessee, he focuses on business valuation, compensation, value based management, and health care policy. He received his B.A. in economics from Davidson College, his M.S. in mathematics, and his Ph.D. in finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Table of Contents

Part I: FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS OF CORPORATE FINANCE. 1. An Overview of Financial Management and the Financial Environment. Web Extension 1A: An Overview of Derivatives. Web Extension 1B: An Overview of Financial Institutions. 2. Risk and Return: Part I. Web Extension 2A: Continuous Probability Distributions. Web Extension 2B: Estimating Beta with a Financial Calculator. 3. Risk and Return: Part II. 4. Bond Valuation. Web Extension 4A: A Closer Look at Zero Coupon Bonds, Other OID Bonds and Premium Bonds. Web Extension 4B: A Closer Look at TIPS: Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities. Web Extension 4C: A Closer Look at Bond Risk: Duration. Web Extension 4D: The Pure Expectations Theory and Estimation of Forward Rates. 5. Financial Options. 6. Accounting for Financial Management. Web Extension 6A: The Federal Income Tax System for Individuals. 7. Analysis of Financial Statements. Part II: CORPORATE VALUATION. 8. Basic Stock Valuation. Web Extension 8A: Derivation of Valuation Equations. 9. Corporate Valuation and Financial Planning. 10. Corporate Governance. 11. Determining the Cost of Capital. Web Extension 11A: The Cost of Equity in the Nonconstant Dividend Growth Model. Part III: PROJECT VALUATION. 12. Capital Budgeting: Decision Criteria. Web Extension 12A: The Accounting Rate of Return (ARR). 13. Capital Budgeting: Estimating Cash Flows and Analyzing Risk. Web Extension 13A: Certainty Equivalents and Risk-Adjusted Discount Rates. 14. Real Options. Web Extension 14A: The Abandonment Real Option. Web Extension 14B: Risk-Neutral Valuation. Part IV: STRATEGIC FINANCING DECISIONS. 15. Distributions to Shareholders: Dividends and Repurchases. 16. Capital Structure Decisions. Web Extension 16A: Degree of Leverage. Web Extension 16B: Capital Structure Theory: Arbitrage Proofs of the Modigliani-Miller Theorems. 17. Dynamic Capital Structures and Corporate Valuation. Web Extension 17A: Projecting Consistent Debt and Interest Expenses. Web Extension 17B: Bond Refunding. Part V: TACTICAL FINANCING DECISIONS. 18. Initial Public Offerings, Investment Banking and Capital Formation. Web Extension 18A: Rights Offerings. 19. Lease Financing. Web Extension 19A: Percentage Cost Analysis. Web Extension 19B: Leasing Feedback. Web Extension 19C: Leveraged Leases. Web Extension 19D: Accounting for Leases. 20. Hybrid Financing: Preferred Stock, Warrants and Convertibles. Web Extension 20A: Calling Convertible Issues. Part VI: WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT. 21. Supply Chains and Working Capital Management. Web Extension 21A: Secured Short-Term Financing. Web Extension 21B: Supply Chain Finance. 22. Providing and Obtaining Credit. 23. Other Topics in Working Capital Management. Part VII: SPECIAL TOPICS. 24. Enterprise Risk Management. 25. Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Liquidation. Web Extension 25A: Multiple Discriminant Analysis. 26. Mergers and Corporate Control. 27. Multinational Financial Management. WEB CHAPTERS. 28. Time Value of Money. Web Extension 28A: The Tabular Approach. Web Extension 28B: Derivations of Annuity Formulas. Web Extension 28C: Continuous Compounding. 29. Basic Financial Tools: A Review. 30. Pension Plan Management. 31. Financial Management in Not-for-Profit Businesses.

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