Corporate Financial Distress and Bankruptcy: A Complete Guide to Predicting & Avoiding Distress and Profiting from Bankruptcy (Wiley Finance)

  • Publish Date: 1993-03-08
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Edward I. Altman
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Predict, Avoid, Manageand Even Profit FromBankruptcy With this new Second Edition of the first definitive guide This new edition of the premier business failure, insolvency, default, and bankruptcy guide provides financial professionals of every stripe with a master reference to the latest banking, credit, investment, legal, financial, and management thought and practice. To help readers combat corporate distress in the 90s and beyond, distinguished author Edward I. Altman includes coverage of

  • Unique statistical toolsauthor-developed techniques for assessing firms distress potential, measuring debt price movements, benchmarking debt investor and market performance, establishing the present value of loans, and so much more.
  • Junk bondsAltman revisits this market to provide an in-depth analysis of the role and risk-return trade-offs of this controversial source of finance
  • Emerging trendscomplete explorations of debtor-in-possession lending, prepackaged bankruptcy, and the epidemic of fraudulent conveyance suits resulting from ill-conceived restructurings
  • An evaluation of the Chapter 11 process, now under public scrutiny and criticism
  • Bankruptcy reorganization case historiesreal-world data to help readers carry out debtor valuation analyses and restructurings, featuring Duplan Corporation and Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corporation
With this wealth of authoritative information and practical guidelines, bankruptcy creditors, debtors, investors, and third party professionals will have everything they need to predict, avoid, manage, and profit from corporate distress. Corporate Financial Distress and Bankruptcy is an excellent analysis of an increasingly important topic. Professor Altman is the premier scholar in this area, and this book is a fitting reflection of that scholarship. Ben Branch, Trustee Bank of New England Corporation Professor of Finance, University of Massachusetts Corporate Financial Distress and Bankruptcy is an indispensable resource for all who are interested in bankruptcy. Ed Altman has collected, in a single volume, the history, legislative facts, statistics and analytic methods that I search for time and time again. This book is outstandingly comprehensive and up-to-date. Martin S. Fridson, Managing Director Securities Research and Economics, High Yield Research Group Merrill Lynch


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