There are no formal prerequisites, but the knowledge of basic Corporate Finance and Capital Markets concepts is assumed.
The objective of the course is to provide students with the theoretical framework and the practical tools to analyze and interpret corporate financing decisions.
Description / Program
This course presents state-of-the art concepts of finance theory and applies them to practical corporate financing issues. The theoretical part of the course will briefly review standard corporate financing theory, then move on to the concepts of asymmetric information and agency costs, and how they play into the practical issue of raising long-term funds for a company.
The applied part of the course will use case studies to bring together the major corporate finance concepts studied during the Master´s program.
Learning Method / Style of Lessons
Lectures and class discussion
The examination consists in a written open book exam. Problem sets and active class participation can raise the final grade by one point.
Reading packet and lecture notes
A reading packet will be distributed.
Master of Science in Economics in Finance, Core course, Minor in Banking and Finance, 1st year