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Finance for Executives: A Practical Guide for Managers

Finance for Executives – A Practical Guide for Managers

Nuno Fernandes

By Professor Nuno Fernandes
The book Finance for Executives: A Practical Guide for Managers meets the needs of global executives, both finance as well as non-financial managers.



It is a practical and fundamental finance reference book for any manager, as it makes a perfect balance of financial management theory and practice. It focuses on corporate finance concepts from value creation to derivatives, including cost of capital (and WACC), valuation, financing policies, project evaluation, and many other essential finance definitions.

Finance for Executives makes finance simple and intuitive, through the use of real world data (brief company case studies and empirical examples of concepts), Excel financial modelling tools, and practical short chapters.
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Balancing the shareholders’ and stakeholders’ priorities

Who should come first in managers’ minds: shareholders or stakeholders?

According to one fundamental principle, the answer is clear – executives’ primary objective should always be to create value for their firm’s owners.

Under the “shareholder view” approach, maximizing profits takes priority over all other possibilities.


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