Financial Statement Analysis and Business Valuation for the Practical Lawyer

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American Bar Association, 2006 - Business & Economics - 399 pages
Written expressly for business lawyers, this best-selling guide takes you step-by-step through the key principles of corporate finance and accounting. This Second Edition will update the title's content and provide additions to reflect post-Enron SEC and FASB rules and new rules regarding merger and acquisition accounting.
 

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Contents

The Income Statement Revenues
1
The Income Statement Expenses
19
The Asset Side of the Balance Sheet
55
The Liability Side of the Balance Sheet
93
The Cash Flow Statement
113
Interpreting the Financials
133
Using the Numbers to Look Ahead Kmart and Target Respond to WalMart
157
Introduction to Valuation
179
The Cost of Equity
237
The Weighted Average Cost of Capital
261
Valuing the Company
271
Refinements on the Discounted Cash Flow Method and Methods Derived from It
295
Control Premiums Minority Discounts and Marketability Discounts
325
Creating Value by Acquisition
335
A Map for Value Creation
353
Index
385

The Use of Comparables
193
Calculating the Return on Capital
205
The Cost of Debt
227
About the Author
399
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About the author (2006)

Robert B. Dickie is the founder of The Dickie Group, which provides training in finance and accounting to most of the country's leading law firms and to the in-house legal departments of numerous Fortune 100 companies.

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