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040090 UK Special Topics in Banking and Finance: Corporate Finance (BA) (2019W)

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

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max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 02.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 09.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 16.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 23.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 30.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 06.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 13.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 20.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 27.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 04.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 11.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 08.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 15.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 22.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 29.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß

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Aims, contents and method of the course

The course discusses the interplay between firms' financing and their real decisions. The first part of the course discusses the incentives of corporate decision makers, how their incentives differ from those of corporate financiers and other stakeholders, and how incentive contracts can be used to mange the these agency conflicts.The second part of the course analyses how the above agency conflicts limit firm's ability to raise outside financing and how firms can boost their ability to raise financing. The third part of the discusses the incentive properties of different financing instruments and how they attempt to manage the conflicts between mangers and financiers. The fourth part of the course discusses monitoring and the allocation of control rights between managers and firm's financiers. The last part discusses the role of financial markets and corporate take overs for the management of firms.

The course consists of lectures that cover fundamental theoretical models and relevant empirical papers. In addition to the lectures the course will also discuss real world cases that illustrate several key mechanisms. The course requires active participation by students.

Assessment and permitted materials

Students are required to attend and actively participate in class. There will be two exams. Additional requirements will be announced in class.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students must have completed the compulsory ABWL Finanzwirtschaft II, basic Game theory and Econometrics. Knowledge of univariate calculus and basic statistics is also expected.

Examination topics

The entire contents of the lecture, the readings assigned during the course, and the prerequisite courses.

Reading list


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