Chapter 1 •Introduction to Corporate Finance McGraw-Hill/Irwin Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved. Chapter 01 – Index of Sample Problems • There are no problems for this Chapter Corporate finance • What is corporate finance? What is the role of financial manager? • What is the goal of financial management? • Financial management environment. • Corporate form of organization. • Conflicts within corporation. Jobs of financial manager • What long-run investment should take on? Capital Budgeting • How to get long-run finance to pay for your investment? Capital structure • Management of everyday financial activities. Working capital management Forms of business organization • Sole Proprietorship • Partnership • Corporation Goal of financial management • Maximize the current value per share of existing stock • Maximize the market value of the existing owner’s equity Agency problem • Agency cost • Managerial compensation • Control of firm Financial markets • Cash flows to and from the firm Chapter 1 •End of Chapter 1 McGraw-Hill/Irwin Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.