Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Venture capital

FIN-522

Lecturer(s) :

Fahlenbrach Rüdiger

Language:

English

Remarque

only for MA3

Summary

The course applies finance tools and concepts to the world of venture capital and financing of projects in high-growth industries. Students are introduced to all institutional aspects of the venture capital industry. Students analyze various aspects of VC finance using an investors' perspective.

Content

1. Introduction to venture capital
2. Methods for valuation of high-growth companies
3. Venture capital investing and option pricing analysis

Keywords

Venture capital - Private equity - Finance of innovation - Valuation - Option pricing theory

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Introduction to finance

Recommended courses

Investments

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures, homework, case studies, expert talks, exercises

Assessment methods

30% Homework and case studies

25% midterm exam

45% Final exam

 

Homework is open book. Midterm and final exam are closed-book.

Supervision

Assistants Yes

Resources

Bibliography

Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation by Andrew Metrick and Ayako Yasuda, John Wiley and Sons.

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17   EXTRANEF_126 
17-18    
18-19    
19-20    
20-21    
21-22    
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German