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040090 UK Special Topics in Banking and Finance: Corporate Finance (2016W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 03.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 04.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 10.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 11.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 17.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 18.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 24.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 25.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 31.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 07.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 08.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 14.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 15.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 21.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 22.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This is a tentative schedule given according to topics and corresponding textbooks' chapters. I will determine the pace of class based on the overall student feedback and participation.
-Introduction
-The finance function and capital markets
Readings:
WH ch.1, ch.2.1-2.3
BD ch.1
-Arbitrage and the Law of One Price
Readings:
BD ch.3.4-3.5
-Long-term finance: equity finance
Readings:
WH ch.4, BD ch.9
-Long-term finance: debt finance, hybrid finance and leasing
Readings:
WH ch.5
-Valuing bonds
Readings:
BD ch.6
-The cost of capital and capital structure
Readings
WH ch.9
Dividend policy
Readings
WH ch. 10

Assessment and permitted materials

By the nature of this course, personal attendance is required. The grade will consist of four parts:
Final Exam (45%)
This is a closed book exam. Students are not allowed to use textbooks or notes or anything else besides a pocket calculator.
Midterm Exam (30%)
This is a closed book exam. Students are not allowed to use textbooks or notes or anything else besides a pocket calculator.
Exercises (10%)
Class Participation (10%)
Presence (5%)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The aim of the course is to introduce the students with the basic concepts of Corporate Finance. We will study: equity and debt finance, how to value different types of bonds, the capital structure and dividend policies.

Examination topics

The whole material of the course will be examined.

Reading list

Required Readings:

All relevant material, i.e. slides and exercises, is going to be available on the moodle platform of this course.

[WH] D.Watson, A.Head, Corporate Finance – Principles and Practice, Prentice Hall – Pearson Education Ltd
[BD] J. Berk, P. DeMarzo, Corporate Finance, Pearson Education Ltd

Recommended Readings:
Ivo Welch, Corporate Finance 2 ed., http://book.ivo-welch.info/ed2/.
John Graham, Scott B. Smart, William L. Megginson ,Corporate Finance: Linking Theory to What Companies Do [Book], 3 ed, South-Western College Pub, 2010.
Wallstreet Journal
Economist

Association in the course directory

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