Corporate Finance in 30 Minutes

Corporate finance does not need to be a mystery. 

In this whitepaper, we distill the fundamental principles of corporate finance into an accessible and non-technical primer.  Structured around the three key decisions of capital structure, capital budgeting, and distribution policy, the guide is designed to assist family business directors and shareholders without a finance background make relevant and meaningful contributions to the most consequential financial decisions all companies must make.  Our goal with this whitepaper is to give family business directors and shareholders a vocabulary and conceptual framework for thinking about strategic corporate finance decisions, allowing them to bring their perspectives and expertise to the discussion.


This whitepaper is the first in the “Corporate Finance in 30 Minutes Series”. Continue reading the whitepaper series below.

  • Capital Structure in 30 Minutes
    • Through this whitepaper, we equip directors and shareholders with the knowledge to contribute to capital structure decisions that promote the financial health and sustainability of their companies.
  • Capital Budgeting in 30 Minutes
    • Capital Budgeting in 30 Minutes assists directors and shareholders evaluate proposed capital projects and contribute to capital budgeting decisions that enhance value.
  • Distribution Policy in 30 Minutes
    • Of the three primary corporate finance decisions, distribution policy is the most transparent to shareholders. This whitepaper helps directors formulate and communicate a distribution policy that contributes to shareholder wealth and satisfaction.