Part One: Value Chapter: 1. Introduction to Corporate Finance Chapter: 2. How to Calculate Present Values Chapter: 3. Valuing Bonds Chapter: 4. The Value of Common Stocks Chapter: 5. Net Present Value and Other Investment Criteria Chapter: 6. Making Investment Decisions with the Net Present Value Rule Part Two: Risk Chapter: 7. Introduction to Risk and Return Chapter: 8. Portfolio Theory and the Capital Asset Pricing Model Chapter: 9. Risk and the Cost of Capital Part Three: Best Practices in Capital Budgeting Chapter: 10. Project Analysis Chapter: 11. Investment, Strategy, and Economic Rents Chapter: 12. Agency Problems, Compensation, and Performance Measurement Part Four: Financing Decisions and Market Efficiency Chapter: 13. Efficient Markets and Behavioral Finance Chapter: 14. An Overview of Corporate Financing Chapter: 15. How Corporations Issue Securities Part Five: Payout Policy and Capital Structure Chapter: 16. Payout Policy Chapter: 17. Does Debt Policy Matter? Chapter: 18. How Much Should a Corporation Borrow? Chapter: 19. Financing and Valuation Part Six: Options Chapter: 20. Understanding Options Chapter: 21. Valuing Options Chapter: 22. Real Options Part Seven: Debt Financing Chapter: 23. Credit Risk and the Value of Corporate Debt Chapter: 24. The Many Different Kinds of Debt Chapter: 25. Leasing Part Eight: Risk Management Chapter: 26. Managing Risk Chapter: 27. Managing International Risks Part Nine: Financial Planning and Working Capital Management Chapter: 28. Financial Analysis Chapter: 29. Financial Planning Chapter: 30. Working Capital Management Part Ten: Mergers, Corporate Control, and Governance Chapter: 31. Mergers Chapter: 32. Corporate Restructuring Chapter: 33. Governance and Corporate Control Around the World Part Eleven: Conclusion Chapter: 34. Conclusion: What We Do and Do Not Know About Finance
Richard A. Brealey is a Professor of Finance at the London Business School. He is the former president of the European Finance Association and a former director of the American Finance Association. He is a fellow of the British Academy and has served as a special adviser to the Governor of the Bank of England and as director of a number of financial institutions. Professor Brealey is also the author (with Professor Myers) of this book's sister text, Principles of Corporate Finance. Stewart C. Myers is the Gordon Y Billard Professor of Finance at MIT's Sloan School of Management. He is past president of the American Finance Association and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research has focused on financing decisions, valuation methods, the cost of capital, and financial aspects of government regulation of business. Dr. Myers is a director of The Brattle Group, Inc., and is active as a financial consultant. He is also the author (with Professor Brealey) of this book's sister text, Principles of Corporate Finance. Professor of Finance and Economics, Imperial College London, and Nippon Life Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is past president of the American Finance Association, Western Finance Association, Society for Financial Studies, Financial Intermediation Research Society, and Financial Management Association. His research has focused on financial innovation, asset price bubbles, comparing financial systems, and financial crises. He is executive director of the Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis at Imperial College Business School.