Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: 'C-' or better in (BCOR 3020 OR FINAN 3040 OR FINAN 3041 OR FINAN 5050) AND (ACCTG 2600 OR ACCTG 3000 OR ACCTG 5050 OR BCOR 3010)) AND Full Major or Minor status in the David Eccles School of Business.
Course Attribute:
Flexible Schedule
Hybrid Classes
Description
Focuses on hedge funds and private equity, including venture capital and LBO funds, their influence on corporate decision-making and corporate measures that are taken to counter threats and exploit opportunities represented by these investors. Competition and cooperation between investment banks, LBO funds and hedge funds will also be analyzed. In addition, the course reviews innovative equity, debt and convertible transactions, with a focus on hedge fund investing and hedging strategies in relation to these securities.