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Multinational finance : evaluating opportunities, costs, and risks of multinational operations /

By: Butler, Kirt Charles
Material type: BookPublisher: Hoboken : New Jersey John Wiley &​ Sons, Inc., c2016.Edition: 6th ed.Description: xvii, 558 p. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781119219729; 1119219728Subject(s): International business enterprises -- Finance | Foreign exchange | International financeDDC classification: 658.1599 BU MU
Summary:
Deep coverage and rigorous examination of international corporate finance Multinational Finance offers an advanced exploration of international corporate finance concepts and operations. Despite its status as one of the most rigorous texts on the topic, this book remains accessible and readable without sacrificing depth of coverage.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 An Introduction to Multinational finance
1.1.The Goals of the Multinational Corporation
1.2.The Challenges of Multinational Operations
1.3.The Opportunities of Multinational Operations
1.4.Financial Management of the Multinational Corporation
1.5.Summary
ch. 2 World Trade and the International Monetary System
2.1.Integration of the World's Markets
2.2.Balance-of-Payments Statistics
2.3.Exchange Rate Systems
2.4.A Brief History of the International Monetary System
2.5.Summary
ch. 3 Foreign Exchange and Eurocurrency Markets
3.1.Characteristics of Financial Markets
3.2.The Eurocurrency Market
3.3.The Foreign Exchange Market
3.4.Foreign Exchange Rates and Quotations
3.5.Hedging with Currency Forwards
3.6.The Empirical Behavior of Exchange Rates
3.7.Summary
ch. 4 The International Parity Conditions and Their Consequences
4.1.The Law of One Price
4.2.Exchange Rate Equilibrium
Contents note continued: 4.3.Covered Interest Arbitrage and Interest Rate Parity
4.4.Less Reliable International Parity Conditions
4.5.The Real Exchange Rate
4.6.Exchange Rate Forecasting
4.7.Summary
Appendix 4A: Continuous Compounding
ch. 5 Currency Futures and Futures Markets
5.1.The Evolution of Futures Markets
5.2.Futures Contracts
5.3.Forward versus Futures Market Hedges
5.4.Hedging with Currency Futures
5.5.Summary
ch. 6 Currency Options and Options Markets
6.1.What Is an Option?
6.2.Option Payoff Profiles
6.3.Currency Option Values Prior to Expiration
6.4.Hedging with Currency Options
6.5.Exchange Rate Volatility Revisited
6.6.Summary
Appendix 6A: Currency Option Valuation
ch. 7 Currency Swaps and Swaps Markets
7.1.The Growth of the Swaps Market
7.2.Swaps as Portfolios of Forward Contracts
7.3.Currency Swaps
7.4.Interest Rate Swaps
7.5.Other Types of Swaps
Contents note continued: 7.6.Hedging the Swap Bank's Exposure to Financial Price Risk
7.7.Summary
ch. 8 Multinational Treasury Management
8.1.Determining Financial Goals and Strategies
8.2.Managing International Trade
8.3.Payment Methods and Financing for International Trade
8.4.Managing Cash Flows
8.5.Managing Exposures to Currency Risk
8.6.Summary
Appendix 8A: The Rationale for Hedging Currency Risk
ch. 9 Managing Transaction Exposure to Currency Risk
9.1.Transaction Exposure to Currency Risk
9.2.Managing Transaction Exposures Internally
9.3.Managing Transaction Exposures in the Financial Markets
9.4.Treasury Management in Practice
9.5.Summary
ch. 10 Managing Operating Exposure to Currency Risk
10.1.Operating Exposures to Currency Risk
10.2.The Exposure of Shareholders' Equity
10.3.Managing Operating Exposures in the Financial Markets
10.4.Managing Operating Exposures Through Operations
Contents note continued: 10.5.Pricing Strategy and the Competitive Environment
10.6.Summary
ch. 11 Managing Translation Exposure and Accounting for Financial Thansactions
11.1.Financial Accounting and Reporting Standards
11.2.The Current Rate Method of IAS 21 and ASC 830-30
11.3.Corporate Hedging of Translation Exposure
11.4.Accounting for Financial Market Instruments
11.5.Accounting, Disclosure, and Corporate Hedging Activities
11.6.Summary
ch. 12 Foreign Market Entry and Country Risk Management
12.1.Strategic Entry into International Markets
12.2.Country Risk Assessment
12.3.Strategies for Managing Country Risk
12.4.Protecting the Multinational's Competitive Advantages
12.5.Summary
ch. 13 Multinational Capital Budgeting
13.1.The Algebra of Multinational Capital Budgeting
13.2.An Example: Wendy's Restaurant in Neverland
13.3.International Parity Disequilibria
13.4.Special Circumstances in Cross-Border Investments
Contents note continued: 13.5.Summary
ch. 14 Multinational Capital Structure and Cost of Capital
14.1.Capital Structure and the Cost of Capital
14.2.Valuation of a Foreign Project with the WACC
14.3.The Cost of Capital on Multinational Operations
14.4.Sources of Funds for Multinational Operations
14.5.The International Evidence of Capital Structure
14.6.Summary
ch. 15 Taxes and Multinational Corporate Strategy
15.1.The Objectives of National Tax Policy
15.2.Types of Taxation
15.3.Taxes and Organization Form
15.4.U.S. Taxation of Foreign-Source Income
15.5.Transfer Pricing and Tax Planning
15.6.Taxes and the Location of Foreign Assets and Liabilities
15.7.Summary
ch. 16 Real Options and Cross-Border Investment Strategy
16.1.Real Options and the Theory and Practice of Investment
16.2.Market Entry as a Simple Real Option
16.3.Uncertainty and the Value of the Option to Invest
16.4.Market Entry as a Compound Real Option
Contents note continued: 16.5.The Real Option Approach as Complement to NPV
16.6.Summary
ch. 17 Corporate Governance and the International Market for Corporate Control
17.1.Corporate Governance
17.2.The International Market for Corporate Control
17.3.The International Evidence on Mergers and Acquisitions
17.4.Summary
ch. 18 International Capital Markets
18.1.Domestic and International Capital Markets
18.2.International Investment Vehicles
18.3.Cross-Border Financial Statement Analysis
18.4.Summary
ch. 19 International Portfolio Diversification
19.1.The Algebra of Portfolio Diversification
19.2.Returns on Foreign Investments
19.3.The Benefits of International Portfolio Diversification
19.4.Home Bias
19.5.Summary
ch. 20 International Asset Pricing
20.1.The International Capital Asset Pricing Model (IAPM)
20.2.Factor Models of Expected and Required Return
20.3.Contemporary Asset Pricing Models
20.4.Summary.

Deep coverage and rigorous examination of international corporate finance Multinational Finance offers an advanced exploration of international corporate finance concepts and operations. Despite its status as one of the most rigorous texts on the topic, this book remains accessible and readable without sacrificing depth of coverage.

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