Special Forms of Financing

• Capital structure management (Modigliani-Miller theorem, leverage effect etc.) • The principal-agent problem • The stock exchange and initial public offerings, dividends policies, investor relations • Portfolio management • Bank loans, corporate bonds • Mezzanine capital • Private equity, venture capital, business angels and crowd funding • Interest and currency management, hedging • Derivative financial instruments: options, futures and swaps • Project financing • Netting and group consolidated cash-pooling • Financing acquisitions

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Hehn/Hehn: Unternehmensfinanzierung, Praxisorientierte Einführung in die Corporate Finance

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, discussions, quizzes

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment: 30 points can be obtained through participation in class (mini tests, homework, online quizzes) and 70 points through a written final exam

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Financial Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis, Financial Management and Investment Decisions, Cost Accounting and Budgeting, Cost Management, Company Valuation

Infos

Degree programme

European Economy & Business Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

2.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2022

Semester

5 WS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After successful completion of this course, students can: • explain the characteristics of different financing alternatives • compare the advantages and disadvantages for a specific financial need • support the decision with suitable calculation models • participate actively in the preparation and evaluation of financing and investment projects. The learning outcomes of this course contribute mainly to the following (international) programme learning outcomes: LO 3.2 LO 5.1

Course code

0389-20-01-VZ-DE-58a