Applied Corporate Finance: A User's Manual 
Third Edition
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Corporate Finance: A User's Manual". The publisher is John Wiley and
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Chapter 1  Chapter 2  Chapter 3  Chapter 4  Chapter 5  Chapter 6 
Chapter 7  Chapter 8  Chapter 9  Chapter 10  Chapter 11  Chapter 12 
Spreadsheets  Overheads  Datasets  References 
Solutions  Derivations and Discussion  Live Case Study  Powerpoint Presentations 
Overheads 
Big Picture 
Companies: Background 

Companies: Annual Reports 

Companies: Bloomberg Description 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  3.1: Calculation of standard deviation using historical
returns: Disney 3.2: Variance of a portfolio: Disney and Aracruz 3.3: Identifying the Marginal Investor 
Answers to Concept Questions  3.1  3.6 
Data Sets  Standard deviations of stock prices and firm value  by sector 
Spreadsheets  
Problems and Solutions  Download the problems and solutions 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion 

Readings  
Live Case Study  Analyzing a Firm's Stockholders 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  7.1:
Financing Choices in 2008 – Disney, Tata Chemicals and
Aracruz 7.2: The Initial Public Offering for United Parcel Service 7.3: Valuing a Rights Offering –– Tech Temp Inc. 7.4: Evaluating the Debt Trade off – Disney, Aracruz and Bookscape 
Answers to Concept Questions  7.17.16 
Data Sets  
Spreadsheets  
Problems and Solutions  Download the problems and solutions 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion  
Readings 
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Live Case Study  The Financing Choices 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  9.1: Debt Capacity and Takeovers 
Answers to Concept Questions  9.19.10 
Data Sets 

Spreadsheets  
Problems and Solutions  Download the problems and solutions 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion  
Readings  
Live Case Study  Developing a Firm's Financial Details 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  10.1: Dividends, Dividend Yields and Payout Ratios 
Answers to Concept Questions  10.110.10 
Data Sets  
Spreadsheets  
Problems and Solutions  Download the problems and solutions 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion 

Readings  
Live Case Study  Analyzing a Firm's Dividend Trade Offs 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  11.1:
Dividends and Stock Buybacks: Disney, Aracruz, Tata Chemicals and Deutsche
Bank 11.2: Estimating Free Cash Flows to Equity – Disney, Aracruz, Tata Chemicals and Deutsche Bank 11.3: Comparing Dividend Payout Ratios to FCFE Payout Ratios: Disney, Tata Chemicals and Aracruz 11.4: Evaluating Project Quality at Disney, Tata Chemicals and Aracruz 11.5: Analyzing the Dividend Policy of Disney, Tata Chemicals and Aracruz and Deutsche Bank. 11.6: Analyzing Dividend Payout : Disney and Deutsche Bank 11.7: Analyzing Dividend Payout Using The Cross Sectional Regrssion 
Answers to Concept Questions  11.111.7 
Data Sets  
Spreadsheets  
Problems and Solutions  Download the problems and solutions 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion  
Readings 
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Live Case Study  Analyzing Dividend Policy 
Risk Analysis  
Return Estimation 

Capital Structure  
Dividend Policy  
Valuation 

Chapter 1  Chapter 2  Chapter 3  Chapter 4  Chapter 5  Chapter 6 
Chapter 7  Chapter 8  Chapter 9  Chapter 10  Chapter 11  Chapter 12 