Principles of Utility Corporate Finance

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Principles of Utility Corporate Finance responds to recent changes in applied corporate finance and accounting that have created both opportunities and risks for regulated firms. Written for regulators, attorneys, energy industry professionals, and students in all of these fields, Principles of Utility Corporate Finance provides a comprehensive examination of a wide range of topics such as cost allocation between regulated and unregulated entities, assessments of business and financial risks used to determine regulated rates of return, and the use and abuse of financial derivatives.

 

 

Copyright © 2011

Table of Contents: 

PART I: CONCEPTS

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Regulatory Concepts
Chapter 3: Mathematical and Financial Concepts
Chapter 4:Financing Regulated Companies
Chapter 5: Key Concepts of Regulatory Accounting
Chapter 6: Rate Regulation -- Cost Allocation
Chapter 7: Measures of Cost and their Application
Chapter 8: A Primer on Setting Regulated Utility Rates


PART II: REGULATION AND THE COST OF CAPITAL
Chapter 9: Comparable Risk
Chapter 10: Portfolio Risk
Chapter 11: The Capital Asset Pricing Model
Chapter 12: Using Discounted Cash Flow Models to Estimate the Return on Equity
Chapter 13: Capital Structure and Weighted Average Cost of Capital
Chapter 14: Estimating the Cost of Capital in Emerging Markets


PART III: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
Chapter 15: Options & Derivatives
Chapter 16: Interest and Exchange Rates
Chapter 17: Utility Capital Budgeting
Chapter 18: Valuation Approaches
Chapter 19: Valuing Energy Contracts
Chapter 20: Application of Valuation Techniques


PART IV: FINANCIAL OPERATIONS ISSUES
Chapter 21: The Uniform System of Accounts
Chapter 22: Understanding Important Utility Accounts
Chapter 23: Depreciation and Amortization Methods
Chapter 24: Tariff Making
Chapter 25: Selected Topics

Index
Bibliography

Author: 
by Leonardo R. Giacchino, Ph.D. and Jonathan A. Lesser, Ph.D.
Pages: 
Hard cover.