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Case Studies for Corporate Finance: From A (Anheuser) to Z (Zyps) (In 2 Volumes) provides a distinctive collection of 51 real business cases dealing with corporate finance issues over the period of 1985–2014. Written by Harold Bierman Jr, world-renowned author in the field of corporate finance, the book spans over different areas of finance which range from capital structures to leveraged buy-outs to restructuring. While the primary focus of the case studies is the economy of the United States, other parts of the world are also represented. Notable to this comprehensive case studies book are questions to which unique solutions are offered in Volume 2, all of which aim to provide the reader with simulated experience of real business situations involving corporate financial decision-making. Case studies covered include that of Time Warner (1989–1991), The Walt Disney Company (1995), Exxon–Mobil (1998), Mitsubishi's Zero Coupon Convertible Bond (2000), and Apple (2014).

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Contents:
  • Capital Structure:
    • Pilgrim's Pride (2003)
    • Intel (1991)
    • Marriott's Spin-Off (1992)
    • Host Marriott (1998)
  • Excessive Use of Debt:
    • LTCM (1998)
  • Dividend Policy — Share Repurchase:
    • Salomon: Share Repurchase (1997)
    • Microsoft (2003–2004)
    • Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.
    • Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) (1994)
    • DIRECTV (2011)
    • Apple (2014)
  • Restructing:
    • "Chain Saw" AL and Sunbeam (1995–1998)
    • GE (2007)
    • Sun Company, Inc. (1995)
    • AutoNation (2006)
    • Kerr–McGee and Icahn (2005)
    • GE (2014)
    • Pfizer–Zoetis (2013)
  • Mergers: Raids: Use of Debt:
    • Hoffman–Sterling–Kodak (1986)
    • OCF (1986)
    • Bendix–Marietta–Allied (1982)
    • E–II Holding Inc. (1987)
    • LBO of RJR Nabisco (1988)
    • RJR Nabisco (1993)
    • RJR–KKR–Borden (1994)
    • Hilton–ITT–Starwood (1997)
    • Anheuser–Busch–InBev (2008)
    • Merck–Shering Plough (2009)
    • The Acquisition of by P&G (2005)
    • P&G and the Gillette Company (2005)
  • Use of Exotics:
    • Time Warner (1989–1991)
    • Income Deposit Security (IDS) (2004)
    • ZYPs (1999) Bank Austria
    • The Walt Disney Company (SPN) (1995)
    • Media One Group (1998)
    • Computer Associates: A Synthetic Convertible
  • Leveraged Buyouts:
    • Philips Petroleum, Mesa and Icahn (1985)
    • Marrietta Corporation (1994–1996)
    • The Managerial Buyout of United States Can Company (2000)
    • Metromedia (1984)
    • Hertz (2006)
  • Non-Conventional Corporations:
    • Fortress Investment Group (2007)
    • The Blackstone Group
    • TIFD vs USA (Nov 2004) GECC
  • Buy vs Lease:
    • DIMAR Company: A Lease or Buy Case(2006)
    • Sale-Lease of 399 Park Avenue (2002)
  • An International Element:
    • Guandong International Trust (1993)
    • Marlin Water Trust (1998)
    • Sanofi-Synthelabo and Aventis (2004)
    • Merger Water Trust (1998)
    • SAFRA Republic: Debenture (1997)
    • Shinsei Bank (Japan 2000–2004)
Readership: Graduate and undergraduate corporate finance students; corporate finance practitioners, lawyers, accountants, investors, corporate finance officers, corporate executives and investors.

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FRONT MATTER
  • Pages:i–xiii

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Section 1: Capital Structure
  • Pages:3–63

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Section 2: Excessive Use of Debt(also see Mergers: Raids)
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Section 3: Dividend Policy — Share Repurchase
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Section 4: Restructuring
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Section 5: Mergers: Raids: Use of Debt
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Section 6: Use of Exotics
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Section 7: Leveraged Buyouts
  • Pages:485–578

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Section 8: Non-Conventional Corporations
  • Pages:581–653

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Section 9: Buy vs. Lease
  • Pages:657–668

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Section 10: An International Element
  • Pages:671–726

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BACK MATTER
  • Pages:727–738

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Harold Bierman is the Nicholas H Noyes Professor Emeritus of Business Administration at Cornell University, USA. He has been a consultant for many public organizations and industrial firms and is the author of more than 200 books and articles in the fields of accounting, finance, investment, taxation and quantitative analysis. In 1985, he was named the winner of the prestigious Dow Jones Award of the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business for his outstanding contributions to collegiate management education.