This recently released, up-to-date edition of Corporate Finance in a Nutshell is a concise and practical resource useful for anyone interested in this subject.
The 4th edition of this title deals with complicated corporate finance concepts in a manner that will assist newcomers as well as business and legal professionals. "In addition to discussing accounting and valuation concepts, it provides extensive coverage of the legal and financial underpinnings of debt securities, preferred and common stock, and derivative instruments (options, forward contracts, futures contracts and swap contracts)." " It also provides sample valuation problems, answers, and explanations." Chapters include, "Distinctions Between Publicly-Traded and Privately-Held Companies", "Working with Financial Statements", " Efficient Capital Market Hypothesis (ECMH)", "Valuation in the Courtroom", "Measures of Risk" and "Preferred Stockholders".