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Programme content

Know what it takes to unravel the most complex issues and make the best financial decisions.


Day 1: Overview of Corporate Finance Functions & Valuation


  • Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)

  • Capital Cash Flow, Multiples, M&A considerations

  • Real Options.


Day 2: Initial Public Offerings & Cross Border Valuation


  • Assessing International Risks

  • Political Risk

  • Informational Risks

  • Mitigating expropriation.


Day 3: Valuation in Emerging Markets & Capital Structure


  • Cash Flow Adjustments

  • Cost of Capital Adjustments

  • Capital Structure and Convertible Debt.


Day 4: Payout Policy & Project Finance


  • Payout Policy

  • Project Finance.


Day 5: Project Finance (cont’d)



Case studies from leading global companies bring each topic to life and demonstrate the practical application and characteristics of each technique. Previous case studies include:

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  • How you learn

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    Global case studies

    Specially chosen cases reflect a variety of industries, country locations and specific advanced corporate finance topics, giving you a comprehensive understanding of how to apply complex tools and techniques in a real-world context. You learn to assess not just in-depth global financial topics but also how to identify cross border risks - and understand their relevance. Examples include the Adecco Acquisition of Olsten Corp, a global M&A case which looks at applying valuation techniques, and Dow Chemical’s Bid for the Privatisation of PBB in Argentina, which focuses on valuation in emerging markets.

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    Guest Speakers

    Gain valuable insights from guest speakers through their experiences, bringing to life the theory learned in class and showing you how to apply it to the real world. Guest speakers come from a broad range of roles and industries and give examples of best practice in areas where your experience is limited. Their global views and vast perspectives enrich the learning journey beyond the classroom. Simone Tedeschi, Head of EMEA Strategic Equities Origination group at VTB Capital has been a regular guest speaker on the themes of emerging market investing techniques and hybrid finance.

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    World-class faculty

    Rui Silva is the faculty lead and lecturer on the programme. He transmits enthusiasm, confidence, knowledge and practical experience to the study of corporate finance, using international case studies, discussion and theory to bring the subject to life. 

Key details

Duration: 5 days
Next start: 24 Sep 2018
Fees: £7,300
Location: London

2018 dates and fees:


  • 24 - 28 Sep 2018
  • Fees: £7,300

2019 dates and fees:


  • 19 - 23 Aug 2019
  • Fees: £7,500

Contact us

Contact David Ratcliffe,
Client Relationship Manager.


Email: finance@london.edu

Tel: +44(0) 20 7000 7051

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