Investment Banking Explained: An Insider's Guide to the Industry: An Insider's Guide to the Industry / Edition 1

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Overview

A Comprehensive Ground-Floor View of Investment Banking

Everything from key terms to advanced strategies

Investment Banking Explained provides a clear overview of this complex industry. It covers the history, key terms, structures, and strategies of investment banking and breaks the business down into its respective specialties—from traders, brokers, and analysts to relationship managers, hedgers, and retirement planners—illustrating how each contributes to the industry as a whole.

Written by a high-level investment-banking veteran, this comprehensive guide examines the operations of the world's most successful firms and their shifting approach to risk. It then travels to capital markets around the world to explain how investment banks are forging their international strategies.

Investment Banking Explained is the first step to gaining a clear and complete understanding of one of the most complicated, rapidly expanding, and critically important industries in the world today.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071497336
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/26/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 450,936
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Michel Fleuriet, Ph.D., was the Harry W. Reynolds International Adjunct Professor of Finance, Wharton School of Finance, at the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently a professor in Paris University's Masters program in investment banking. Prior to his career in academics, Fleuriet served as chairman of HSBC France, chairman and head of investment banking at Merrill Lynch France, CEO of Chase Manhattan France, and director of M&A at Worms & CIE.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Origins of Investment Banking 1

Ch. 2 The History of Some Key Financial Products 19

Ch. 3 The Business of Investment Banks 33

Ch. 4 Charting the Course 57

Ch. 5 The Global Reach 69

Ch. 6 The Strategy of Relationship Management 85

Ch. 7 Trading and Capital Markets Activities 101

Ch. 8 The Strategies in Trading 117

Ch. 9 Equity Research 135

Ch. 10 The Business of Equity Offerings 157

Ch. 11 Strategies in IPOs 173

Ch. 12 Fixed-Income Businesses 191

Ch. 13 Strategies in Fixed Income 209

Ch. 14 Mergers and Acquisitions: Getting the Deal 221

Ch. 15 Synergies in M&A 241

Ch. 16 Getting the Deal Done 265

Ch. 17 The Business of Asset Management 291

Ch. 18 Alternative Investments and the Strategy of Investment Banks 311

Conclusion 329

Bibliography 331

Index 335

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