A career in corporate finance means you would work for a company to help it find money to run the business, grow the business, make acquistions, plan for its financial future and manage any cash on hand. This module will provide practical examples and further theory and research on corporate change events (specifically mergers, acquisitions and divestments) including stress (distressed) situations and for both strategic and financial sponsor deals, with an emphasis on the former as a private equity elective will be available in the third term.
Because firms are at the center of economic activity, and almost any topic of concern to economists -from microeconomic issues like incentives and risk sharing to macroeconomic issues such as currency crises – affects corporate financing and investment, it is however increasingly difficult to draw precise boundaries around the field.
Atif Mian and Amir Sufi ( 13936 ) offer persuasive evidence that it was an increase in the supply of finance to low-income borrowers – not an improvement in the credit quality of those borrowers – that drove lending, appreciation of house prices, and subsequent mortgage defaults.
An emerging area in finance theory is right-financing whereby investment banks and corporations can enhance investment return and company value over time by determining the right investment objectives, policy framework, institutional structure, source of financing (debt or equity) and expenditure framework within a given economy and under given market conditions.
Now if we take merchant banking on the international level and analyse the prospects, global merchant banking operations offer individual and corporate investors with the exposure to participate on a world map to get an access to international investment opportunities and channelize co investment opportunities.