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AFF3351

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)

Synopsis

This unit will examine the development of investment/merchant banking in Australia and overseas; specialised financial services in project finance, structured finance and infrastructure finance; venture capital; initial public offering activities; financial advisory work including mergers and acquisitions; investment funds management activities; privatisation and corporatisation; and future directions of investment banking.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. describe the key operations of investment banks
  2. apply valuation models to companies
  3. explain regulations related to equity issues, mergers and acquisitions and share buybacks
  4. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with investment banking.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Madhu Veereraghavan

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

AFF2401 and AFF2631