This course introduces students to advanced topics in corporate finance such as the issuing process of corporate securities, the capital structure of firms, and the implications of financial structuring for the value of firms. The course presents a framework for analyzing firms’ financing and capital structure choices. Students will solve exercises and case studies in order to enhance their understanding of the covered topics.  

Course content

Part I: Financing

  • Long Term Financing
  • Debt or Equity?
  • Capital Budgeting: APV
  • Dividend Policy

Part II: Topics in finance

  • Leasing
  • Issuing Securities
  • Derivatives and Risk Management
  • Merger and Acquisition Strategy


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