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251.5 sec. 001 - Corporate Finance (Spring 2019)

Instructor: Robert Bartlett  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 4

Meeting:

    MTu 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
    Location: Law 100
    From January 07, 2019
    To April 23, 2019

Course Start: January 07, 2019
Course End: April 23, 2019
Class Number: 31197

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 75
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 81
As of: 06/11 02:48 PM


This course explores the financial and legal aspects of a fundamental question for business organizations: how does a firm raise money to finance its operations? In examining this question, the course takes both a theoretical and a practical perspective. As a matter of financial theory, how can a firm use its financial resources as well as various sources of outside financing to enhance its value to investors? Even a cursory look at the Wall Street Journal reveals that firms differ widely in how they choose to finance their operations and utilize their financial resources. Do these differing financial judgments have any systematic effect on the value of a firm? To answer this question, the class will survey modern financial economics and explore the techniques commonly used for understanding, assessing, and computing a firm's value. In addition, the course also examines the practical aspects of executing a particular financing decision. Once a financing strategy has been selected, it is generally left to the deal lawyers to implement it through financial contracts. This component of the course can therefore be thought of as a study in financial contracting strategies, with each strategy being shaped in large part by the type of financing technique used.

Specific topics to be covered include: financial statement analysis, valuation, financing through common stock, debt, convertible/hybrid securities, and venture capital finance. The course includes quantitative concepts and exercises, and students. Access to Microsoft Excel is required for this course.

Prerequisites:
Business Associations

Exam Notes: (F) In-class final exam
This is a credit only course
Course Category: Business Law

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Books:
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  • Corporate Finance: Principles and Practice
    William Carney
    Edition: 3d
    Publisher: Foundation
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined

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