Pre-requisites: basic courses in Accounting and Corporate Finance
Course type: elective
Abstract: This course is a corporate finance course of an advanced level. The key goal is to provide the student with sufficient knowledge to understand the logic of the modern financial analysis of strategic decisions in multinational corporations including investment and financing policies. The course is focused on the specific features of decision-making process in multinational corporations. The first part of the course constitutes the introduction to the analysis of operating, sovereign and institutional risks of multinational corporation. The second part of the course reviews specific tools and techniques applicable to the investment valuation of multinational company. The third part is devoted to the diversity of instruments available for emerging market company in global capital markets. Every lecture in this course is followed up with the in-class case studies. The course includes 4 case studies on (1) risks of multinational corporation; (2) global asset pricing models; (3) investment valuation in multinational corporation; (4) raising capital in global capital markets. To follow the course Basic courses in Accounting and Corporate Finance are a recommended prerequisite.
The course covers such topics as types of risks of multinational corporation; currency risk in international projects; global asset pricing models; specific features of investment valuation for international projects; capital structure with the focus on particularities of raising capital in global capital markets.