|About the author|
James English is currently an adjunct assistant professor of finance at Columbia University School of Business. He spent twenty years with JP Morgan serving in many positions, including managing director of JP Morgan Capital, the firm's venture capital unit. In his over quarter-century career in finance, English practicedand become proficient invirtually every one of the field's subspecialties: commercial banking and credit analysis, corporate treasury and foreign exchange, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, venture capital, and sell-side equity analysis.
|Table of contents|
Part I: Getting Started.
Chapter 1: A Day in the Life.
Chapter 2: Fundamentals of Equity Valuation.
Chapter 3: Strategy and Competition I: The Firms's External Environment.
Chapter 4: Strategy and Competition II: The Firm's Internal Competitive Resources.
Chapter 5: Fundamentals of Stock Behavior.
Part II: The Basic Tools.
Chapter 6: Reading a Financial Statement: The Accuracy, Sustainability, and Predictability of Financial Information.
Chapter 7: Reading a Financial Statement: The Composition of Returns.
Chapter 8: Reading a Financial Statement: Early-Stage Companies and Investment Capacity.
Chapter 9: Reading a Financial Statement: Later-Stage Companies and the Transition to Maturity.
Chapter 10: Economic Value Added: An Alternative to Traditional Analysis Techniques.
Part III: Financial Models.
Chapter 11: Financial Modeling: Base Case Assumptions and Model Design.
Chapter 12: Financial Modeling: The Income Statement and Balance Sheet.
Chapter 13: Financial Modeling: The Statement of Cash Flows.
Part IV: Equity Valuation.
Chapter 14: Valuation: Foundations and Fundamentals.
Chapter 15: Combat Finance: Relative Methods and Companion Variable Models.
Chapter 16: Hybrid Valuation Techniques.
Chapter 17: The Quirky Price/Earnings Ratio.
Chapter 18: Valuation of Speculative Stocks.
Chapter 19: Equity Analysis and Business Combinations.
Part V: Getting It Down on Paper.
Chapter 20: Financial Writing: Don't Bury the Lead.