Language : English
Published : 2015-08-17
Pages : 896
McKINSEY’S TRUSTED GUIDE TO TEACHING CORPORATE VALUATION, NOW IN ITS 25TH YEAR Valuation, University Edition, Sixth Edition, is filled with the expert guidance from McKinsey & Company that students and professors have come to rely on. New to the fully revised and updated Sixth Edition: New case studies that clearly illustrate how vital valuation techniques and principles are applied in real-world situations Expanded content on advanced valuation techniques New content on the strategic advantages of value-based management that reflect the economic events of the past decade For twenty-five years Valuation has remained true to its core principles and offers a step-by-step approach to valuation, including: Analyzing historical performance Forecasting performance Estimating the cost of capital with practical tips Interpreting the results of a valuation in light of a company’s competitive situation Linking a company’s valuation multiples to the core drivers of its performance The University Edition contains End-of-Chapter Review Questions, helping students master key concepts from each chapter. Wiley also offers an Online Instructor’s Manual with a full suite of learning resources for professors and students. www.wileyvaluation.com
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The first Australian edition of Corporate Finance offers a dynamic, modern and practical approach that illustrates how financial management really works. Corporate Finance features up-to-date content including the impact of the Global Financial Crisis and capital budgeting. The strong five part framework is supported by integrated online elements and easy-to-read text.
This new edition has been written by Doug Gourlay and David Flanders specifically in alignment with MYOB AccountRight Plus Version 19.7 and MYOB AssetManager Pro v 3.6 Test Drive edition software. The book comes with a DVD containing MYOB AccountRight Plus v19.7 Educational Edition for PC, as well as software for using MYOB on Mac. AccountEdge version 9.6 Education Edition and MYOB AssetManager Pro v 3.6 Test Drive Edition. The DVD also includes UWatch interactive simulation tutorials powered by Adobe Captivate Software, giving students a hands-on demonstration of MYOB v19.7 functionality detailed in the text. Former Chapter 9 Fixed Assets is now available online as are 9 extra revision exercises.
“Global Financial Accounting and Reporting 3e” provides a complete companion to financial accounting that takes management students with no previous knowledge of accounting from the mechanics of how financial records are structured through to being able to understand and analyze published consolidated financial statements. The aim is to place financial reporting in its business context and to make it clear to aspiring managers how accounting is an integral part of understanding an enterprise. To this end this book considers how the conceptual foundations of accounting translate into the financial statements of businesses. The book is global in its approach. It uses International Financial Reporting Standards as its basis and so reflects the rules followed by nearly all European listed companies and by an ever-increasing number of firms worldwide. “Global Financial Accounting and Reporting” is primarily aimed at future users of accounting information such as managers and analysts. It is therefore ideal for use at MBA level. It can also be used on financial accounting modules for business students at the undergraduate level.
The final word on passive vs. active investing
The debate on active investing-stock picking and market timing-versus passive investing-markets are highly efficient and almost impossible to outperform-has raged for decades. Which side is right? In The Quest for Alpha: The Holy Grail of Investing, author Larry E. Swedroe puts an end to the debate, proving once and for all that active investing is likely to prove futile as the associated expenses-costs, fees, and time spent analyzing individual stocks and the overall market-are likely to exceed any benefits gained. The book
- Presents research, data, and quotations that reveal it’s extremely difficult to outperform the market
- Explains why investors should focus on asset allocation, fund construction, costs, tax efficiency, and the building of a globally diversified portfolio that minimizes, if not eliminates, the taking of idiosyncratic, uncompensated risks
- Other titles by Swedroe: The Only Guide to Alternative Investments You’ll Ever Need and The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need for the Right Financial Plan
Investors are on a never-ending search for a money manager who will deliver returns above the appropriate risk-adjusted benchmark, aka the “Holy Grail of Investing.” The Quest for Alpha demonstrates that it’s a loser’s game-while it’s possible to win, it’s so unlikely that you shouldn’t try.