Part One: Value 1. Goals and Governance of the Firm 2. How to Calculate Present Values 3. Valuing Bonds 4. The Value of Common Stocks 5. Net Present Value and Other Investment Criteria 6. Making Investment Decisions with the Net Present Value Rule Part Two: Risk 7. Introduction to Risk and Return 8. Portfolio Theory and the Capital Asset Pricing Model 9. Risk and the Cost of Capital Part Three: Best Practices in Capital Budgeting 10. Project Analysis 11. Investment, Strategy, and Economic Rents 12. Agency Problems, Compensation, and Performance Measurement Part Four: Financing Decisions and Market Efficiency 13. Efficient Markets and Behavioral Finance 14. An Overview of Corporate Financing 15. How Corporations Issue Securities Part Five: Payout Policy and Capital Structure 16. Payout Policy 17. Does Debt Policy Matter? 18. How Much Should a Firm Borrow? 19. Financing and Valuation Part Six: Options 20. Understanding Options 21. Valuing Options 22. Real Options Part Seven: Debt Financing 23. Credit Risk and the Value of Corporate Debt 24. The Many Different Kinds of Debt 25. Leasing Part Eight: Risk Management 26. Managing Risk 27. Managing International Risks Part Nine: Financial Planning and Working Capital Management 28. Financial Analysis 29. Financial Planning 30. Working Capital Management Part Ten: Mergers, Corporate Control, and Governance 31. Mergers 32. Corporate Restructuring 33. Governance and Corporate Control Around the World Part Eleven: Conclusion 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 e Professore di Finanza presso la Sloan School of Management del MIT.