Applied Corporate Finance: A User's Manual 
Fourth Edition
This web site is designed to support the fourth edition of "Applied
Corporate Finance: A User's Manual". The publisher is John Wiley and
Sons. You can navigate the site by either going to individual chapters
and getting supporting material by chapter, or by going to the supporting
material directly.
The supporting material include:
You can read the preface to the book by clicking here. If you have the first edition of the book, go here; if you own the second, go here instead; if you own the third edition, try this. If you are an instructor using this book, please click here.
I have also created an online class, composed of webcasts and supporting material, to accompany the book. You can access the class in one of three ways:
Chapter 1  Chapter 2  Chapter 3  Chapter 4  Chapter 5  Chapter 6 
Chapter 7  Chapter 8  Chapter 9  Chapter 10  Chapter 11  Chapter 12 
Spreadsheets  Overheads  Datasets  References 
Solutions  Derivations and Discussion  Live Case Study  Powerpoint Presentations (instructors only) 
Readings  InPractice Webcasts  Online Class 
Overheads 
Download as pdf file 
Companies: Background 

Companies: Annual Reports used in book 

Companies: Bloomberg Description  
Webcasts 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  3.1: Calculation of standard deviation using historical
returns: Disney 3.2: Variance of a portfolio: Disney and Aracruz 3.3: Identifying the Marginal Investor 
Answers to Concept Questions  3.1  3.6 
Data Sets  
Spreadsheets  
Problems and Solutions  Download the problems and solutions 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion 

Readings  
Webcasts  Session 4: Hurdle Rates I: Defining and Measuring Risk 
Live Case Study & Inpractice Webcast  Analyzing a Firm's Stockholders 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  7.1:
Financing Choices in 2008 – Disney, Vale, Baidu, Tata Motors & Bookscape 7.2: The Initial Public Offering for United Parcel Service 7.3: Valuing a Rights Offering –– Tech Temp Inc. 7.4: Evaluating the Debt Trade off – Disney, Vale, Baidu, Tata Motors & Bookscape 
Answers to Concept Questions  7.17.16 
Data Sets  
Spreadsheets  
Problems and Solutions  Download the problems and solutions 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion  
Readings 
For more readings, click here. 
Webcasts  Session 17: Optimal Financing Mix I: The trade off 
Live Case Study  The Financing Choices 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  9.1: Debt Capacity and Takeovers 
Answers to Concept Questions  9.19.10 
Data Sets  
Spreadsheets  
Problems and Solutions  Download the problems and solutions 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion  
Readings  
Webcasts  
Live Case Study  Developing a Firm's Financial
Details 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  10.1: Dividends, Dividend Yields and Payout Ratios 
Answers to Concept Questions  10.110.10 
Data Sets  
Spreadsheets  
Problems and Solutions  Download the problems and solutions 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion 

Readings  For more readings, click here. 
Webcasts  
Live Case Study  Analyzing a Firm's Dividend
Trade Off 
Overheads  Download as pdf file 
Illustrations  11.1:
Dividends and Stock Buybacks: Disney, Vale, Tata Motors, Baidu, Bookscape & Deutsche 11.2: Estimating Free Cash Flows to Equity – Disney, Vale, Tata Motors, Baidu and Deutsche Bank 11.3: Comparing Dividend Payout Ratios to FCFE Payout Ratios: Disney, Vale, Tata Motors & Baidu 11.4: Evaluating Project Quality at Disney, Vale, Tata Motors & Baidu 11.5: Analyzing the Dividend Policy of Disney, Vale, Tata Motors & Baidu 11.6: Analyzing Dividend Policy using comparable firms 11.7: Analyzing Dividend Payout Using The Cross Sectional Regression 
Answers to Concept Questions  11.111.7 
Data Sets  
Spreadsheets  
Problems and Solutions  Download the problems and solutions 
Derivations, InPractice Questions and Discussion  
Readings  For more readings, click here. 
Webcasts  
Live Case Study  Analyzing Dividend Policy 
Chapter 1  Chapter 2  Chapter 3  Chapter 4  Chapter 5  Chapter 6 
Chapter 7  Chapter 8  Chapter 9  Chapter 10  Chapter 11  Chapter 12 