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Banking & Investments

Code 15529
Year 1
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(15H)/TP(30H)
Scientific area Finances
Entry requirements n.a.
Learning outcomes The main objective of this course is to provide students with the theoretical, conceptual and practical tools used in Investment Banking. The course provides an introduction and general understanding of Investment Banking activities and the financial analysis and procedures required to evaluate operations, prepare reports, negotiate and complete transactions. Other objectives include analysis and evaluation in the context of Mergers and Acquisitions and Leveraged Buyout and an understanding of the sources of capital in the context of these transactions.
Syllabus 1. Introduction to Investment Banking

2. Private Equity

3. Public Offerings of Shares

4. Public Offers: Structure and Functions of the Offering Union

5. Pricing mechanism

6. Public debt offering

7. Mergers and Acquisitions: Definitions, Process and Analysis
Main Bibliography Iannotta, Giuliano (2010) Investment Banking: A Guide to Underwriting and Advisory Services, Springer, New York.

Rosenbaum, Joshua; Pearl, Joshua (2009) Investment Banking: Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts, and Mergers & Acquisitions, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New Jersey, 1st ed.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The classes of this course are theoretical-practical. Over the period, in each topic, the concepts are presented and the methods used in the various activities carried out by investment banking are analyzed and discussed. Presentation, analysis and discussion of the topics associated with the different activity segments will be done with support to different material available on the Moodle platform. Classes require active student participation. Students are asked to carry out the analysis of scientific articles, which will translate into the preparation of the critical analysis that will count for the purposes of evaluation.
Classes are planned so that the student has to do research on scientific articles related to one of the topics covered in the classes and develop a systematic review of the literature.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2024-06-10

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