The First Junk Bond: A Story of Corporate Boom and Bust
A Story of Corporate Boom and Bust
A case study of a company that exemplified the 80s.
Table of Contents
LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES, PREFACE, ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, Chapter 1: Introduction, PART I. THE GROWTH YEARS, Chapter 2: The Beginning, Chapter 3: The Merger with Phoenix Resources, PART II. THE PERIOD OF DECLINE, Chapter 4: Reacting to Industry Conditions, Chapter 5 : Egypt and the Khalda Concession, PART III. DEATH AND REBIRTH, Chapter 6: Three Exchange Offers, Chapter 7: Bankruptcy, Chapter 8: A Restructured Company, PART IV. FINANCIAL LESSONS, Chapter 9: Interview with a Fund Manager, Chapter 10: Interview with a Stockholder, Chapter 11 : Analyzing the Company with a Bankruptcy Prediction Model, Chapter 12: What Have We Learned?, APPENDICES, Appendix A: Oil and Gas Industry Basics, Appendix B: Oil and Gas Accounting, Appendix C: TEI's Four Divisions, Appendix D: Industry Segments, Appendix E: Sources of Finance to Oil and Gas Companies and TEI, Appendix F: Oil and Gas Regulation, Appendix G: Industry Conditions, Appendix H: Egyptian Oil and Gas Production History, Appendix I: The Khalda Concession Financial Model, Appendix J: Original Khalda Concession Terms, BIBLIOGRAPHY, INDEX, ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Harlan Platt is a professor of finance in the College of Business Administration at Northeastern University. He has published extensively on three areas related to bankruptcy and workouts: the development of early warning bankruptcy prediction models, the relationship between the economy and bankruptcy, and the yield and resilience of high-yield bonds. He is a member of the board of directors of the Prospect St. High Income Portfolio, which is on the New York Stock Exchange. In addition, he is the faculty dean for the Turnaround Management Association.