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Title:Corporate finance: a South African perspective
Editors:Els, Gideon
Alsemgeest, Liezel
City of publisher:Cape Town
Publisher:Oxford University Press Southern Africa
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:business financing
financial management
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Abstract:This second edition of 'Corporate finance: a South African perspective' covers the key topics in financial management to enable students to understand the mechanics of financial decision making. It is aimed at second- and third-year students following courses in financial management in BCom or BBusSc degrees. The book will also be of value to MBA, BTech and postgraduate diploma students taking courses in finance. The text explains financial management concepts and practice and provides practical examples and cases that illustrate real-life applications. Contents: Part 1 Measurement: Financial statements; Ratio analysis. Part 2 Investment decisions: The time value of money; Investment appraisal methods; Estimating relevant cash flows; Appraising investment risk; Bond valuation and interest rates; Share valuation. Part 3 Financing decisions: Risk and return; Cost of capital; Sources of finance and capital structure. Part 4 Dividends: Distribution policy. Part 5 Working-capital management: Working-capital management. Contributors: Gideon Els, Pierre Erasmus, Suzette Viviers, Liezel Alsemgeest, Elda du Toit, Sam Ngwenya, Kevin Thomas. [ASC Leiden abstract]