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363-0723-00L  Corporate Finance

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersM. Neuhaus
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractCorporate Finance, investment management, business valuation, value based management & compensation, financial reporting today & in future, financial reporting value chain, reporting on non-financial measures, such as corporate sustainability reporting, mergers & acquisitions, legal aspects, taxes, corporate governance - risk management - internal controls & mgmt. information systems, turnaround.
ObjectiveIntroduction in theory and practical application of Corporate Finance, with a particular focus on financing of operations and transactions, analysed from multiple aspects, including legal and tax.
ContentCorporate Finance, investment management, business valuation, value based management and compensation, financial reporting today and in future, financial reporting value chain, reporting on non-financial measures, such as corporate sustainability reporting, mergers and acquisitions, legal aspects, taxes, corporate governance - risk management - internal controls and management information systems, turnaround.
Lecture notesSlides in English will be available for download on the following website: Link
LiteratureBrealey, Richard A. / Myers, Stewart C. / Allen, Franklin (June, 2013): Principles of Corporate Finance, 11 Edition / Global Edition., New York: McGraw Hill - Hill Book Co.
Prerequisites / NoticeThe lecture will be supported by the Chair of Entrepreneurial Risks. Please refer to the chair's website for more detailed information regarding the course (http://www.er.ethz.ch/education/teaching.html)