Department: MSc Finance and Risk Management
Module Description: The purpose of this module is to develop a clear understanding of the fundamentals of corporate finance and their relationship with the theory and practice of corporate investments through the examination of real-life case studies and contemporary examples. Course discusses and compares investment appraisal techniques, examines the relation of finance theory to corporate policy issues such as capital structure, debt policy, capital budgeting, dividend policy and mergers and acquisitions.
Asquith, P. and Weiss, L. A. (2016). Lessons in corporate finance: a case studies approach to financial tools, financial policies, and valuation. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons.
Berk, J. B. and DeMarzo, P. M. (2021). Corporate finance. 5th edn. Harlow: Pearson.
Ross, S. A. (2019). Corporate finance. 12th edn. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.
DePamphilis, D. and Elsevier (2015). Mergers, acquisitions, and other restructuring activities. 8th edn. San Diego: Academic Press.
Brealey, R. A., Myers, S. C. and Allen, F. (2017). Principles of corporate finance. 12th edn. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.
Additional readings (e.g. relevant journal articles) will be provided throughout the term.