Corporate Finance Basics
Corporate finance deals with financing, capital structure, and money management to help maximize returns and shareholder value.
Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC)
What Are Capital Markets, and How Do They Work?
Capital Stock: Definition, Example, Preferred vs. Common Stock
Cost of Capital: What It Is, Why It Matters, Formula, and Example
Equity for Shareholders: How It Works and How to Calculate It
Explore Corporate Finance Basics
Implicit Cost Explained: How They Work, With Examples
LIBOR: What the London Interbank Offered Rate Is, How It's Used
Payback Period Explained, With the Formula and How to Calculate It
Series B Financing: Definition, Examples, and Funding Sources
Which Types of Industries Have the Largest Capital Expenditures?
Ex Works (EXW) vs. Free on Board (FOB): What's the Difference?
Private vs. Public Company: What's the Difference?
Capital Lease: What It Means in Accounting, 4 Criteria
Clawback: Definition, Meaning, How It Works, and Example
Loss Leader Strategy: Definition and How It Works in Retail
Retainer Fee Meaning, Uses, Example, and How It Works
Reverse Stock Split: What It Is, How It Works, Examples
Special Warranty Deed: Definition, Use, Vs. General Warranty Deed
Do Banks Have Working Capital?
Residual Dividend: Definition, Purposes, Example
Differences for Barter Transactions Recognition Between IFRS and USGAAP
Optimal Use of Financial Leverage in a Corporate Capital Structure
How to Determine the Proper Weights of Costs of Capital
Optimal Capital Structure Definition: Meaning, Factors, and Limitations
How Are Fixed Costs Treated in Cost Accounting?
Capital Budgeting: What It Is and How It Works
Equity Financing vs. Debt Financing: What's the Difference?
Asset Financing: Definition, How It Works, Benefits and Downsides
Authorized Share Capital: Definition, Example, and Types
Capital Funding: Definition, How It Works, and 2 Primary Methods
Cash Position: Definition, Ratios, and Example
What Is Levered Free Cash Flow (LFCF)? Definition and Calculation
Parent Company: Definition, Types, and Examples
Profit Center: Characteristics vs. a Cost Center, With Examples
Strategic Financial Management: Definition, Benefits, and Example
Underwriting Agreement: Meaning and Types
Economic Life: Definition, Determining Factors, Vs. Depreciation
Non-Cash Charge: Definition and Examples in Accounting
Deferred Expenses vs. Prepaid Expenses: What's the Difference?
Activity-Based Management (ABM) Definition and Examples
Understanding the BCG Growth Share Matrix and How to Use It
Cost of Labor (aka Labour Costs): What It Is, Why It Matters
Decision Support System (DSS): What It Is and How Businesses Use Them
Incremental Analysis: Definition, Types, Importance, and Example
How to Use a Letter of Intent (LOI) to Make a Deal
Private Investment in Public Equity (PIPE) Definition and Example
Proxy Definition, How It Works, Statements, Benefits, and Example
Qualified Institutional Placement (QIP): Definition and Rules
Recurring Revenue: Types and Considerations
Scrap Value Depreciation Formula and Example Using It
Service Charge Definition, Types, and Why It's Not a Tip
Trade Finance: What It Is, How It Works, Benefits
Value Engineering: Definition, Meaning, and How It Works
Measuring Company Efficiency To Maximize Profits
Down Round: Overview, Implications and Alternatives
Accelerated Bookbuild Definition, How the Process Works
What Is a Proxy Statement? Definition, What's In It, and Voting
How Do Companies Benefit From Interest Rate and Currency Swaps?
How Should a Company Budget for Capital Expenditures?
Liquidity Management in Business and Investing
Interest Rate Gap: Definition, What It Measures, and Calculation
Shareholder Value Added (SVA): Definition, Uses, Formula