Long-Term Investments Project Planning and Appraisal
First published in 2009. The limited text material available to highlight the relationships among capital structure, managerial incentives and valuation has also constrained teaching efforts at business schools. Long-term Investments is intended to give a bird’s eye view of projects for a diverse audience encountered at contemporary business schools. This book is an attempt to blend the theory from Corporate Finance courses with the real-world situations encountered by a project analyst. It provides a systematic ‘guided-tour’ of the world of projects commencing with a strategic view, through the development of financial models and culminates with an evaluation of risk and the design of risk-mitigation measures. Given the emphasis on the development of financial models to help make investment decisions, it is designed to simultaneously appeal to business school students and to serve as a do-it-yourself guide for practicing professionals.