A History of Corporate Finance

A History of Corporate Finance

Book - 1997
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This study focuses on the role of institutions and organisations in the historical development of corporate finance. The book provides an overview of the evolution of practice in this field from the Italian merchant banks of the Renaissance through the formation of conglomerates and leveraged-buy-out partnerships in contemporary Wall Street. It also puts forth a compelling argument for the closer integration of historical and quantitative research methodologies in advancing finance theory. Additionally, the epilogue defines an original algorithm that explains the relationship between the short-term, firm-specific factors and longer-term environmental elements that have shaped the historical development of finance.
Publisher: Cambridge, England ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
ISBN: 9780521555142
0521555140
Branch Call Number: 658.15 Bas
Characteristics: x, 350 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Miranti, Paul J.

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