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Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, 3rd Edition

This local edition of Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, 3rd Edition (Parrino et al.) presents finance in a cutting-edge interactive digital format designed to motivate students by taking the road blocks out of self-study, and to facilitate mastery through drill and skill practice.

Available as a full colour printed textbook with an interactive eBook code, this title enables every student to master concepts and succeed in assessment. Lecturers are supported with an extensive, easy-to-use teaching and learning package.


Designed for Learning

Enabling Self-Study

Maths remediation, algorithmic exercises to facilitate drill-and-skill practice, feedback at the point of learning, and more – removing the road blocks to self-study.

Hear From Practitioners

Finance professionals from KPMG provide valuable insights via in-situ videos embedded in the eBook, helping students understand how finance techniques inform business decisions

Affordable for all

A colour print text to keep forever and an interactive digital version that helps students learn. All of this for the cut-through price of $99!

Powerful Digital Capabilities

Available as a full colour printed textbook with an interactive eBook code, this title enables every student to master concepts and succeed in assessment. Lecturers are supported with an extensive, easy-to-use teaching and learning package.

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Video insights help students connect course content with real world examples.


Animations and interactivities embedded at the point of learning bring course concepts to life

Concept Check Questions
Concept Check Questions

Students can test their comprehension and get instant feedback with interactive Concept Check questions, embedded at the point of learning.

Search, Highlight & Annotate
Search, Highlight & Annotate

Interactive textbook lets students search, highlight and take notes within the text for efficient study

19 Corporate Finance Topics

  • PART 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 1. The financial manager and the company
  • Chapter 2. The financial environment and the level of interest rates
  • PART 2: Valuation of future cash flows and risk
  • Chapter 3. The time value of money
  • Chapter 4. Discounted cash flows and valuation
  • Chapter 5. Risk and return
  • Chapter 6. Bond valuation and the structure of interest rates
  • Chapter 7. Share valuation
  • PART 3: Capital budgeting decisions
  • Chapter 8. The fundamentals of capital budgeting
  • Chapter 9. Cash flows and capital budgeting
  • Chapter 10. Evaluating project economics and capital rationing
  • Chapter 11. The cost of capital
  • PART 4: Working capital management and financing decisions
  • Chapter 12. Working capital management
  • Chapter 13. How companies raise capital
  • Chapter 14. Capital structure policy
  • Chapter 15. Dividends and dividend policy
  • PART 5: Business formation, valuation and financial planning
  • Chapter 16. Business formation, growth and valuation
  • Chapter 17. Strategic financial planning and forecasting
  • PART 6: Options and corporate finance and international decisions
  • Chapter 18. Options and corporate finance
  • Chapter 19. International financial management

Team of Authors

Robert Parrino is the Lamar Savings Centennial Professor of Finance in the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin. He is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Corporate Finance and the Journal of Financial Research. He has experience in the application of corporate finance concepts in a variety of business situations and researches on corporate governance, financial policies, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and private equity markets.
Hue Hwa Au Yong is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Finance at Monash University. Prior to this, she completed her PhD in the area of risk management at Monash University. Her research has been published in several international peer reviewed journals including Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, International Review of Finance, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Australian Journal of Management and International Review of Financial Analysis. She specialises in teaching corporate finance. In 2009, she was awarded the Faculty of Business and Economics Dean’s Commendation for Outstanding Teaching.
Michael Dempsey is a Professor of Finance in the Department of Economics, Finance and Marketing at RMIT University. Prior to this he was with Monash University and Griffith University, having previously been at Leeds University, United Kingdom. He also has many years’ experience working for the petroleum exploration industry in the Middle East, Egypt, Aberdeen and London. His PhD was obtained in Astrophysics. His teaching responsibilities have been in corporate and investment finance, international finance, derivatives and financial engineering. He is an active researcher and research supervisor in the area of financial markets and the formation of asset prices, where he has continued to publish as well as referee major journal articles.
Nigel Morkel-Kingsbury is a higher education consultant with 20 years experience in the sector including Monash University, The University of Melbourne, and the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). He is an experienced educator at both graduate and undergraduate levels, specialising in teaching corporate finance and international study programs. His research interests and publications include the following areas: central bank transparency and interest rates (the topic of his doctoral thesis), monetary policy, corporate finance and initial public offerings.
Samson Ekanayake is the CEO and Vice Chancellor of Saegis University Campus. He is also a Professor in Accounting and Finance at Saegis. From 1992 to 2016 Samson held various positions at Deakin University including the position of Discipline Leader of Finance. Samson has won several awards for teaching excellence in business finance and was nominated for Faculty Awards for innovative teaching in 2010. His research interests include corporate finance, management control and enterprise risk management. Before joining Deakin University, he held senior managerial positions in accounting and finance in several reputed companies. To name a few, he was the finance manager of Mitsubishi Olayan Machinery Industries, Corporate Treasurer of The Finance Company, and Economist of Fiji Sugar Corporation. Samson is a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Practising Accountant. He completed his post-graduate studies at The University of Lancaster in England.

Jennifer James is a consultant for Wiley and a former lecturer in the School of Business and Law at Central Queensland University (CQU). She has over seventeen years’ experience in both professional practice and teaching (corporate finance and auditing). Jenny has been awarded several teaching excellence awards at school, faculty and university levels in addition to an ALTC citation for outstanding contributions to student learning at a national level. Her research interests focus on improving teaching strategies to maximise student learning. She has presented her research at international conferences and has been published in peer-reviewed journals including World Conference On Educational Media & Technology (EDMEDIA), Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference (HERDSA) and International Journal on E-Learning (IJEL).

James Murray has taught at Monash University, Swinburne University of Technology and Lincoln University. He completed his PhD in the area of dividend policy at Monash University. His research interests primarily relate to the role of the legal and tax environment in corporate finance and new developments in financial technology (Fintech), in particular, the development of equity crowdfunding in New Zealand.

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