04521 - Corporate Finance

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

Develop an understanding of the theory and practice of corporate finance with an understanding of discounted cash flow, valuation, risk and return, capital asset pricing model, corporate capital structure, capital budgeting, mergers and acquisitions, and investment and financing decisions.

Course contents

  • Corporate Governance
  • Discounted cash flow and valuation
  • Interest rates
  • Bond pricing
  • Equity pricing
  • investment decisions
  • Risk and return and capital asset pricing model
  • Efficient market hypothesis
  • Venture Capital e Private Equity
  • IPO
  • Right issues
  • Corporate capital structure

Readings/Bibliography

Brealey, R.A., Myers, S.C., Allen, F., Sandri, S.,
Principi di finanza aziendale, Milano, McGaw Hill Italia, last edition.

Teaching methods

Lectures

Assessment methods

Written exam

Office hours

See the website of Stefano Mengoli