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Chapter 1 Goals and Governance of the Firm Introduction to Financial Management 1
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2 Topics Covered Investment and Financing Decisions Financial Managers Corporations Goals of the Corporation Careers in Finance
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3 Fundamentals of Corporate Finance Corporate finance boils down to the investment and financing decisions made by corporations.
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4 Investment and Financing Decisions Investment Decision (also called the Capital Budgeting Decision) Decision to invest in tangible or intangible assets. Identify investment opportunities Analyze and value the opportunities Decide whether and how much to invest
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5 Tangible Assets and Intangible Assets Intangible Assets Gillette’s Fusion Razor @ $200 million Tangible Assets Toyota Plants @ $3 billion new debt
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6 Investment and Financing Decisions Financing Decision The form and amount of financing of a firm’s investments. Raising money that the firm needs for its investments and operations. Capital Structure The mix of long term debt and equity financing.
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Financial Manager Firm's operations Investors
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course FIN 351 taught by Professor Li during the Fall '09 term at S.F. State.

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Chapter 1 - Chapter 1 Goals and Governance of the Firm...

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