Applied Corporate Finance: A User's Manual
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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 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  
Answers to Concept Questions  2.1  2.9 
Data Sets  
Spreadsheets  
Solutions to Problems  Download as pdf file 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion 

Readings  
Live Case Study  Analyzing a Company's Corporate Governance Structure 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  3.1: Calculation of Standard Deviation using Historical Returns 
Answers to Concept Questions  3.1  3.6 
Data Sets  Interest Coverage Ratios, Ratings and Default Spreads 
Spreadsheets  
Solutions to Problems  Download as pdf file 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion 

Readings  
Live Case Study  Analyzing a Firm's Stockholders 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  6.1: Opportunity
Costs at Bookscapes 6.2: Cash Flow Synergies: Bookscape 6.3: Valuing the Option to Expand: Disney 6.4: Valuing an Option to Abandon: Disney 
Answers to Concept Questions  6.1  6.7 
Data Sets  
Spreadsheets  
Solutions to Problems  Download as pdf file 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion 

Readings  
Live Case Study 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  
Answers to Concept Questions  7.17.14 
Data Sets  
Spreadsheets  
Solutions to Problems  Download as pdf file 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion  
Readings  
Live Case Study  The Financing Choices 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  8.1:
Analyzing Disney's Optimal Capital Structure 8.2: Analyzing a Private Firm's Capital Structure: Bookscape 8.3: Analyzing a Financial Service Firm: Deutsche Bank 8.4: Analyzing Optimal Capital Structure: Aracruz Celulose 8.5: Analyzing Optimal Capital Structure with APV Approach 
Answers to Concept Questions  8.18.7 
Data Sets  
Spreadsheets  
Solutions to Problems  Download as pdf file 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion  
Readings  
Live Case Study  Analyzing a Firm's Optimal Debt Ratio 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  9.1: Debt
Capacity and Takeovers 9.2: Changing Leverage Quickly 9.3: A Framework for Changing Leverage: Disney 9.4: A Framework for Changing Leverage: Time Warner 9.5: Working out the Financing Details 
Answers to Concept Questions  9.19.11 
Data Sets 

Spreadsheets  
Solutions to Problems  Download as pdf file 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion  
Readings  
Live Case Study  Developing a Firm's Financial Details 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  
Answers to Concept Questions  10.110.18 
Data Sets  
Spreadsheets  
Solutions to Problems  Download as pdf file 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion  
Readings  
Live Case Study  Analyzing a Firm's Dividend Trade Offs 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  11.1: Estimating
FCFE 11.2: Comparing Dividend Payout to FCFE Payout 11.3: Evaluating Project Quality 11.5: Analyzing Disney's dividend policy relative to comparable firms. 
Answers to Concept Questions  11.111.9 
Data Sets  
Spreadsheets  
Solutions to Problems  Download as pdf file 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion  
Readings  
Live Case Study  Analyzing Dividend Policy 
Risk Analysis  
Return Estimation 

Capital Structure  
Dividend Policy  
Valuation 

The Objective of the Firm 
Measuring Risk in Investments 
Measuring Returns on Investments 
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 