About the Author
Investment banker and management consultant Justin Pettit draws on his 15 years of corporate finance advisory experience to bring a uniquely practical perspective to the issues and applications of modern corporate finance theory. He advises Boards and senior executives on financial planning, cash and liquidity, dividends and buybacks, optimal capital structure, funding and financing decisions, capital costs and hurdle rates, risk management, and valuation and business strategy.
A popular guest lecturer in advanced corporate finance at Business Schools, seminars, and public conferences such as the Brookings Institute, the Financial Management Association, and Finance Executives Institute, he leads topics in valuation, value-based strategy, and financial policy. He has reviewed for the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, the Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, and Quantitative Finance. He has assisted the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Certified Management Accountants of Canada with issues of disclosure and valuation and performance measurement, and he has been retained by leading Wall Street Analysts for proprietary research support in these areas.
A highly ranked author on the Social Sciences Research Network (ssrn.com), Justin’s publications include articles for the Harvard Business Review, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Corporate Finance Review, Industrial Management, Business Quarterly, Shareholder Value Magazine, Air Finance ...