Creating Value In Financial Services

Author: Edward L. Melnick
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461546052
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Creating Value in Financial Services is a compilation of state-of-the-art views of leading academics and practitioners on how financial service firms can succeed in today's competitive environment. The book is based on two conferences held at New York University: the first, `Creating Value in Financial Services', held in March 1997, and the second, `Operations and Productivity in Financial Services', in April 1998. The book is essentially designed to be a compendium of leading edge thinking and practice in the management of financial services firms. There is no book today that has this focus. It contains ideas that can apply to other service industries. Topics addressed are increasingly important worldwide as the financial services industries consolidate and search for innovative new directions and ways to create value in a fiercely competitive environment.

Creating Strategic Value Through Financial Technology

Author: Jay D. Wilson, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119243750
Size: 68.42 MB
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"This book provides a map of the FinTech industry and presents guideposts for navigating the landscape of the sector so that different parties (investors, entrepreneurs, and traditional financial service companies) can enhance customer/product offerings, improve efficiency/cost structure, and ultimately profit as financial services and technology increasingly intersect"--

Value And Capital Management

Author: Thomas C. Wilson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118774388
Size: 67.96 MB
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A value management framework designed specifically for banking and insurance The Value Management Handbook is a comprehensive, practical reference written specifically for bank and insurance valuation and value management. Spelling out how the finance and risk functions add value in their respective spheres, this book presents a framework for measuring – and more importantly, influencing – the value of the firm from the position of the CFO and CRO. Case studies illustrating value-enhancing initiatives are designed to help Heads of Strategy offer CEOs concrete ideas toward creating more value, and discussion of "hard" and "soft" skills put CFOs and CROs in a position to better influence strategy and operations. The challenge of financial services valuation is addressed in terms of the roles of risk and capital, and business-specific "value trees" demonstrate the source of successful value enhancement initiatives. While most value management resources fail to adequately address the unique role of risk and capital in banks, insurance, and asset management, this book fills the gap by providing concrete, business-specific information that connects management actions and value creation, helping readers to: Measure value accurately for more productive value-based management initiatives and evaluation of growth opportunities Apply a quantitative, risk-adjusted value management framework reconciled with the way financial services shares are valued by the market Develop a value set specific to the industry to inspire initiatives that increase the firm's value Study the quantitative and qualitative management frameworks that move CFOs and CROs from measurement to management The roles of CFO and CRO in financial firms have changed dramatically over the past decade, requiring business savvy and the ability to challenge the CEO. The Value Management Handbook provides the expert guidance that leads CFOs and CROs toward better information, better insight, and better decisions.

Financial Darwinism

Author: Leo M. Tilman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470385464
Size: 59.41 MB
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"Financial Darwinism explores why and how financial firms must continuously evolve amidst genuine complexity and uncertainty in order to survive and remain competitive. It analyzes the strategic, investment, regulatory, and public policy implications of a "future that has already happened" and identifies actionable ways of putting new ideas into practice in a risk-focused manner." "Financial Darwinism - a blend of business strategy, corporate finance, investment analysis, and risk management - gives financial executives and investors a menu of broad choices on how to create economic value. In the process, a new kind of strategic vision, the breadth of global perspective, and command of advanced financial tools are shown to be essential ingredients of success."--BOOK JACKET.

The Future Of Banking

Author: Benton E. Gup
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781567204674
Size: 30.59 MB
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Experts in various capacities and fields around the world share their views on the future of globalized banking, not only what will be happening but how and why.

Creating Value In Insurance Mergers And Acquisitions

Author: Andreas Schertzinger
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3834982105
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Andreas Schertzinger identifies determinants of successful transactions, such as transaction timing and diversifying transaction strategy, through a multivariate statistical analysis. Two case studies illustrate success factors specifically related to the conduct of transactions in greater detail.

Value

Author: McKinsey & Company Inc.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470949085
Size: 35.40 MB
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An accessible guide to the essential issues of corporate finance While you can find numerous books focused on the topic of corporate finance, few offer the type of information managers need to help them make important decisions day in and day out. Value explores the core of corporate finance without getting bogged down in numbers and is intended to give managers an accessible guide to both the foundations and applications of corporate finance. Filled with in-depth insights from experts at McKinsey & Company, this reliable resource takes a much more qualitative approach to what the authors consider a lost art. Discusses the four foundational principles of corporate finance Effectively applies the theory of value creation to our economy Examines ways to maintain and grow value through mergers, acquisitions, and portfolio management Addresses how to ensure your company has the right governance, performance measurement, and internal discussions to encourage value-creating decisions A perfect companion to the Fifth Edition of Valuation, this book will put the various issues associated with corporate finance in perspective.