Course Details

Wall Street, Hedge Funds and Private Equity
FINC-472-0
Previously Known as FINC-931-0
1.0 CR
Elective
PASS / NO CREDIT
Yes (may vary by section)
DESCRIPTION
This course focuses on the activities of private equity (LBO) funds and hedge funds, their influence on corporate decision-making, and corporate measures that are taken to counter threats and exploit opportunities represented by these investors. Competition and cooperation among investment banks, private equity funds and hedge funds is also analyzed. The course also reviews innovative equity, debt and convertible transactions, including hedge fund investing and hedging strategies in relation to these securities. Guest speakers and case studies are a core part of the course.
TRACKS
Finance Major
VC/PE Pathway - Corporate Restructuring
SCHEDULE SUMMARY
Fall 2022
CH
EV

CH (Chicago)
EV (Evanston)
DayTime
Evening
Saturdays
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PREREQUISITES
Prerequisites:
All Students: (FINC-430-0 OR FINC-435-0 OR FINC-440-0 OR FINCM-430-0)
Negative Prerequisite:
Full-Time: FINC-931-0