Australian adaptation of Palepu and Healy's book. Relevant cases from Harvard Business School are integrated throughout, along with new Australian and regional cases to help students relate the theory to practice in and Asia-Pacific context.
pt. 1. Framework -- A framework for business analysis and valuation using financial statements -- pt. 2. Business analysis and valuation tools -- Strategy analysis -- Overview of accounting analysis -- Implementing accounting analysis -- Financial analysis -- Prospective analysis: forecasting -- Prospective analysis: valuation theory and concepts -- Prospective analysis: valuation implementation -- pt. 3. Business analysis and value applications -- Equity security analysis -- Credit analysis and distress prediction -- Mergers and acquisitions -- Communication and governance -- pt. 4. Additional cases.