The Glenlake Series in Risk Management strives for simplicity, clarity and ease of application on the complex subject of risk management. As every business academic and professional knows, risk management - whether for new products/services, transaction, interest rate, currency, cashflow, credit or market risk - is now regarded as the most important business tool. This series involves time-tested training tools - whether for classroom application or individual study. Each title in the series makes extensive use of case studies, adapted specifically for a sophisticated international audience. The topics covered in this title include: quantifying the need for funds from outside the business; an overview of the various funding options available to managers; equity funding; debt funding; hybrid financial instruments; models on the optimal capital structure; debt profile management; refinancing; glossary of terms.