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The story behind the balance sheet

When a company changes hands, its finances appear to undergo an instant and dramatic change. Why?

By Aleksander A. Aleszczyk

On 15 January 2018, Carillion went into liquidation. Chris Higson explores its demise

By Chris Higson

Valuing non-traditional firms is a technical challenge. Here’s what you need to know

By Christopher Hennessy

Businesses with big profits and few debts should be easy to value. If only that were true

By Christopher Hennessy

New research shows that systematic corporate earnings shocks have macroeconomic effects, especially on inflation and GDP growth

By Lakshmanan Shivakumar

When companies merge, they bring people together too. How do you merge the hearts and minds of people?

Research by London Business School’s Taylor Begley shows that in chasing a good rating, companies may be damaging their long-term prospects.

By Taylor Begley

The OECD publishes 'BEPS' tax reform proposals, transforming international taxation of multinationals over the next few years.

By Chris Higson

If we could better predict bankruptcy, would market participants be able to avoid some of the consequences of costly default proceedings?

By Maria Correia