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Courses offered in English Language
Course name   Corporate Finance
Lecturer, Professorship   Dr. Thomas Maurer,
Term   Winter
Course level   Graduate (Master)
CP (ECTS)   5
Course description  

The course is primarily concerned with the financing possibilities of investments and how they can be implemented in the financial world. Therefore, a focus of the course is on the liabilities side of a company. In addition, various valuation methods are considered that can be used to value these investments. Both the fundamental valuation and the DCF method as well as relative methods are presented. The course is rounded off by a thematic discussion of corporate governance and its influence on the liabilities side of a company.

Course Structure

1. Introduction
2. Long-term Financing: Equity (PE, VC, IPO, SEO), Debt, Leasing
3. Internal Financing
4. Capital Structure
5. Dividend Policy
6. Investment Valuation
7. Mergers & Acquisitions (M & A)
8. Real Options
9. Corporate Governance

Further information on the course   See course website.
Sign-up procedure   See course website.

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