This book explains everything a manager needs to know about finance and transforms seemingly complex financial information into data that makes sense. It shows the financial basics that a manager of any small, medium or large company should know and will leave you confident enough to ask the right business questions and make the correct finance decisions. The first part (Operational Finance) deals with the basics of financial analysis or analysis of the Profit and Loss and balance sheet, so that they can be used to help make decisions. The second part (Structural Finance) covers investment and financing decisions, as well as how to finance the investments planned. The book finishes with a chapter on valuation of companies.