ACCA P4 Advanced Financial Management

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Paper P4 Changes for the December 2014 exams

Nature of the ACCA P4 paper

ACCA P4 Paper – Advanced Financial Management – is concerned with managing the finances of a business, and is a continuation of Paper F9. There are a few new topics to learn, but most of the topics were introduced in Paper F9.
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OpenTuition Tips for ACCA P4 December 2014 exam

Section A:

– Report involving the valuation of a business using free cash flows / calculation of WACC including ungearing and regearing betas.

Section B:

– Interest rate risk management

– Macauley Duration

– Value at Risk


Please Note:

Tips should not be relied on – they are only intelligent guesses.
Their only purpose is to give you suggestions for topics to concentrate on in your last few days of preparation. Do not exclude other topics from your overall preparation.


Examiners Recommended Reading

Stern, Joel, M., and Chew, Donald, H., The Revolution in Corporate Finance(2003)

Buckley, A, Multinational Finance FT Prentice Hall

Chisholm, A, M., An Introduction to Capital Markets: Products, Strategies, Participants

Koller, T, Goedhardt, M, and Wessels, D, Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies (Wiley Finance) (2005)

I Demirang and S Goddard, Financial Management For International Business McGraw Hill

Ryan, B, Corporate Finance and Valuation Thompson Press, (2006)

These books are recommended by the examiner . If you are having problems with a particular paper, or if you want to do extra reading out of interest, then you might them useful.

The most efficient way of obtaining them is from Amazon in the UK.