FINC-225 Investment Banking
Fall for 2013-2014
The primary goal of the course is to provide a broad overview of the investment banking business and mergers and acquisitions. The first half of the class will deal with general investment banking topics, including the structure and direction of the securities industry and its participants, the securities offering process (focusing on initial public offerings), convertible and high yield debt securities, spin offs and carveouts. The second half of the course will examine mergers and acquisitions. Topics to be covered include deal design and structure, valuation of synergies, deal tactics, hostile takeovers, and private equity. The course will have a case orientation.
Prerequisites: MSB Students, FINC 211 and 212 (can be in 212 concurrently)
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