3504194: Capital markets and investment banking

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Semester:SS 13
Scheduled in semester:2
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:54.0 L / 40.5 h
Self-directed study time:109.5 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Master's degree programme in Banking and Financial Management (01.10.2008)


  • Function of Financial Markets
  • Regulation of the Financial System
  • Monetary Policy
  • Banking Regulation
  • Going Public, IPO`s
  • Underpricing and Underperformance
  • Merger and Acquisitions Process
  • Merger Motives
  • Defence Measures
  • The Role of Investment Funds in Investment Banking
  • Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds

Learning Outcomes

After completion of the module, the students have at their disposal comprehensive knowledge in the specialised area of investment banking, so that they are readily able to integrate theoretical knowledge of financial markets and relate various views to each other. They understand how both subject areas are connected and are able to mirror the current state of research.

Furthermore, they conduct research projects within a specified framework, while applying advanced investigative techniques. Thus they identify and define new and abstract problems and develop appropriate solutions for it. Their detailed solutions that were developed together with colleagues as well as peers, are presented to an audience of experts.


Lectures Method

Interactive lectures, exercises, business-scene simulation

Admission Requirements


Exam Modalities

  • Written examination with 90 minutes editing time
  • Assignment with presentation
  • Obligatory class participation


Web-based online evaluation upon completion of module


  • PWW-MA_Capital Markets and Investment Banking (SS 13, in Bewertung)