Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance - Part 1 (2019)


This course consists of three modules. Module 1 provides a high-level overview of corporate finance, including the key roles and functions in the area.

Module 2 describes the different options available to companies to fund their development and illustrates the reasons why they may choose one type of funding over another.

Module 3 provides a high-level overview of the M&A world, including the role played by investment banking analysts in valuing such deals.


On completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Identify the key tasks that corporate finance teams undertake to ensure companies have effective financial management
- Recognize the typical structure of a corporate finance team and the key roles within that team
- Define the different types of business structure
- Recognize the different types of equity finance that are available to companies throughout their lifecycle
- IIdentify the different forms of debt finance that companies use
- Identify the different types of M&A deal and the high-level process involved in such deals
- Recognize the methods that analysts use to value M&A deals (DCF analysis, trading comparables, and transaction comparables)
- Identify the key takeover defenses that target companies can use to repel hostile takeovers
- Recognize the different ways that companies can demerge or divest their assets


Module 1: Corporate Finance - An Introduction
Topic 1: Corporate Finance Functions
Topic 2: Corporate Finance Roles
Topic 3: Forms of Business

Module 2: Corporate Finance – Raising Capital
Topic 1: Equity Capital
Topic 2: Debt Capital

Module 3: Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) – An Introduction
Topic 1: Overview of M&A
Topic 2: Deal Valuation
Topic 3: Takeover Defenses
Topic 4: Other Corporate Restructuring Events


Relevant Subject
Type 6 - Advising on corporate finance
SFC:3.00, PWMA:3.00
All Member: HK$855
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$855
Non-Member: HK$1260