1. Core Texts 2 items
    1. Investment banking: a guide to underwriting and advisory services - Giuliano Iannotta 2014

      Book Recommended for Student Purchase

    2. The business of investment banking: a comprehensive overview - K. Thomas Liaw c2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Core Reading

  2. Week 1 1 item
    During the first week we will discuss the role and function of investment banks in the financial markets. followed by a brief overview of the institutions and regulating bodies involved in investment banking. Finally, we will discuss the role of investment banks in the creation of the recent financial crisis and what steps are taken, or are under debate, to avoid a new one.
    1. Investment banks, hedge funds, and private equity - David Stowell c2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Reading During our first seminar, I will present a case study (see p. 459) highlighting the developments in the aftermath of the 2007/8 financial crisis.

  3. Material for week's 3 tutorials 4 items
    These three articles will be presented in the class, each by a different group of students. Presentations will be followed by a short discussion. All students are expected to actively engage and contribute with comments, questions, etc.
    1. Do investment banks listen to their own analysts? - Bradford D. Jordan, Mark H. Liu, Qun Wu 2012-5