FI 356 - International Financial Markets and Investments
The aim of this course is to give a broad picture about international financial markets and international corporate finance moving from the needs of the firm to the financial instruments available to cater to those needs. Subjects that are covered include: international demand for equity and debt financing; the international market for corporate control. The main goal is to offer both a clear framework and a set of operative tools to understand the relationship between firms and international financial systems. The whole structure of the course is applied, involves several real-world cases that are discussed in class, and is oriented to develop capabilities to understand and use international finance methodologies and practices used around the world.