· Presents a straightforward analysis of what options are and how to use them effectively· Practical with worked examplesWhat are options? What influences the value of an option? What risks are the buyer and seller assuming when they enter into an options agreement? How can the option be used effectively in raising corporate finance?Options can be complex but highly effective financial tools. This book cuts through the complexities of options and the options market. Central to its approach is the proposition that options are an essential tool of financial management. This title presents practical guidance alongside reasoned and worked examples, illustrating the importance of the option as an integral part of the corporate treasurer or finance director’s armory.