International Financial Statement Analysis by Thomas R. Robsinson

International Financial Statement Analysis by Thomas R. Robsinson
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Synopsis
International Financial Statement Analysis provides the most up-to-date detail for the successful assessment of company performance and financial position regardless of country of origin. The seasoned experts at the CFA Institute offer readers a rich, clear reference, covering all aspects from financial reporting mechanics and standards to understanding income and balance sheets. Comprehensive guidance toward effective analysis techniques helps readers make real-world use of the knowledge presented, with this new third edition containing the most current standards and methods for the post-crisis world. Coverage includes the complete statement analysis process, plus information on income tax accounting, employee compensation, and the impact of foreign exchange rates on the statements of multinational corporations.
Financial statement analysis gives investment professionals important insights into the true financial condition of a company. With it, realistic valuations can be made for investment, lending, or merger and acquisition purposes. The process is becoming increasingly complex, but this book helps readers deal with the practical challenges that arise at the international level.

  • Understand the accounting mechanics behind financial reporting
  • Discover the differences between statements from around the world
  • Learn how each financial statement element affects securities valuation
  • Master analysis for clues into operations and risk characteristics

Amid an uncertain global economic climate, in today's volatile international markets, the ability to effectively evaluate financial statements is a critical skill. Standards and conditions are continuously evolving, and investment professionals need a strong, up-to-date resource for the latest rules and best practices. International Financial Statement Analysis provides this and more, with clarity and expert advice.

 

From the Back Cover
The third edition of International Financial Statement Analysis includes up-to-date information for the successful assessment of company performance and financial position regardless of an organization's country of origin. Written by the experts at CFA Institute, this important resource offers a clear reference that covers all aspects from financial reporting mechanics and standards to understanding income and balance sheets.

This comprehensive guide includes effective analysis techniques that help present the knowledge in real-world application. The third edition also contains the most current standards and methods and includes the complete statement analysis process. Information on income tax accounting, employee compensation, and the impact of foreign exchange rates on the statements of multinational corporations is also included.

 

About the Author
Thomas (Tom) Robinson serves as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AACSB International, the primary global accreditor and membership organization of business schools. As president and CEO, he works alongside the organization’s board and global network of staff, members, and volunteers to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education. Prior to joining AACSB in March 2015, Robinson served as Managing Director Education, and Managing Director of the Americas at the CFA Institute. There he led a cross-functional team which participated in the development of education and engagement strategies for the Americas Region.