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Finance Careers – Investment Banking

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What is Investment Banking? Investment Banking is mostly an advisory function where banks help their corporate clients with raising debt or equity, and with mergers, acquisitions, restructuring, leveraged finance etc. Investment Banking is typically part of a bank’s corporate or …

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Finance Careers – Debt Capital Markets (DCM)

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Understanding Debt Capital Markets (DCM) Debt and Equity are the primary sources of capital for corporations. Debt is cheaper and interest payments are tax deductible which makes it an attractive option (when used in moderation) to fund business activities. Which …

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Finance Careers – Sales & Trading

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What is Sales & Trading? The Sales & Trading (S&T) division at a bank is responsible for market-making and executing equity, fixed income, derivatives, commodity and other such trades on behalf of clients. Let’s break that statement down: Sales and …

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Banking Careers – Leveraged Finance (LevFin)

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What is Leveraged Finance? Leveraged Finance is essentially the use of high levels of debt for financing strategic corporate actions. These actions could be things like acquisitions, share repurchases, recapitalisations, capex and so on. Leveraged financing differs from normal financing …

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Banking Careers – Project Finance

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Project finance is an exciting and challenging career that offers an opportunity to young professionals to develop the analytical and quantitative skills necessary to excel in banking. With a healthy work life balance and lucrative pay packages, project finance exists …

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Best Investment Banking Books

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This is the list of best reference books that will help you boost your career in investment banking. They each focus on one specific area like fixed income or M&A and so on, but you won’t lose anything by going …