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EBOOK Business Finance

12th Edition
1743764731 · 9781743764732
This is the 12th edition of the market-leading Business Finance, a highly regarded text that has now been around for 42 years. It takes a rigorous and authoritative coverage of major corporate finance topics, sitting at the highest level with regard … Read More
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1. Introduction

2. Consumption, investment and the capital market

3. The time value of money: an introduction to financial mathematics

4. Applying the time value of money to security valuation

Appendix 4.1: Duration and immunization

5. Project evaluation: principles and methods

6. The application of project evaluation methods

7. Risk and return

8. The capital market

9. Sources of finance: Equity

10. Sources of finance: Debt

11. Payout policy

12. Principles of capital structure

13. Capital structure decisions

14. The cost of capital and taxation issues in project evaluation

Appendix 14.1: The cost of capital under alternative tax systems

15. Leasing and other equipment finance

16. Capital market efficiency

17. Futures contracts

18. Options and contingent claims

19. Analysis of takeovers

20. International financial management

21. Management of short-term assets: inventory

22. Management of short-term assets: liquid assets and accounts receivable

Appendix 22.1: Financial statement analysis

Appendix A Numerical tables

Appendix B Solutions to self-test problems
This is the 12th edition of the market-leading Business Finance, a highly regarded text that has now been around for 42 years. It takes a rigorous and authoritative coverage of major corporate finance topics, sitting at the highest level with regard to technical concepts. It is also the only wholly Australian textbook offered at this level rather than an adaptation of an international textbook.

NEW FEATURES

• A full Connect Plus package is available with this text, featuring the end-of-chapter problems PLUS new interactive questions!
• Revision of Chapter 2 on Fisher’s Theorem, behavioural finance and increased discussion of capital budgeting.
• Categorised end-of-chapter material into basic, intermediate and advanced levels in the form of Question, Problem, Extension Exercise, differentiates questions for students of different aptitudes.
• End-of-chapter questions and problems are tagged for learning objectives, helping to reinforce key principles and the real-world applications of economic theory.

KEY FEATURES

• Each chapter is carefully structured around its learning objectives, with learning objectives highlighted throughout the text.
Finance in Action boxes with tables, figures and new data discuss recent and historical trends in economics.
• Worked examples are integrated throughout the text, accompanied by explanations of the theories used.
• Key terms are highlighted in the text with margin definitions where they first appear, and compiled into the glossary.
• Self-test problems for students, with answers at the back of the book.