Investment banking in a day

15 November 2019
Edinburgh, London

Member price in Scotland: £272 + VAT
Non-member price in Scotland: £320 + VAT

Please note, the ICAS member discount will be applied after checkout.

Member price in England: £553 + VAT
Non-member price in England: £650 + VAT

Please note, due to differences regarding external costs, courses outside of Scotland are priced separately. ICAS members are eligible for a discounted price on all courses running in England & Wales.

Edinburgh, 15 November 2019

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What you will learn

This one-day course is designed to give a brief, jargon-busting introduction to the complex world of the investment bank and to explain the functions of the different departments. No prior knowledge of investment banking is assumed.

Who should attend

This course will be of benefit to those new to the industry, or in a support role, who wish to understand the ‘big picture’ of investment banking and the relationships between investment banks and their clients. It is also suitable for those working in or with suppliers to investment banks.

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Investment Banks - Overview

  • What is an investment bank?
  • Their position in the global financial market
  • Status of investment banks and investment banking post the Credit Crunch
  • Investment banks and their clients - who does what for who and why?


  • What is an equity?
  • Types and features
  • Equity markets
  • The process of issuance - IPOs


  • What is a bond
  • Types and features
  • Bond markets
  • Issuing bonds

Derivatives - Managing Interest Rates

  • What are derivatives and what are they for?
  • Forwards, futures, options and swaps

Corporate Finance

  • The corporate finance department's clients
  • Raising finance - debt & equity
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Chinese Walls

Sales & Trading

  • Who are the clients?
  • Who does what?
  • The dynamics of a dealing room


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