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SRA Competency B


This 5-hour live broadcast session spread over 2 days provides a comprehensive insight into the two key sources of external company finance: debt and equity.

Aimed at those who have some understanding of one or both of these topics but wish to update, refresh and/or enhance their understanding, it is suitable for lawyers, accountants, directors and other business professionals.

Join this interactive tour of corporate finance featuring real-life case studies and examples of corporate finance transactional documentation. Key aims of the session are to de-mystify jargon and provide delegates with a practical commercial and legal appreciation of the issues, documentation, regulation and legislation of the corporate finance arena.

Corporate finance for all types of company will be covered: from start-ups to publicly listed companies.

What You Will Learn

This interactive course will cover the following:

  • The commercial decision: why companies seek to raise equity and/or debt finance, leverage, gearing
  • Comparisons of debt v equity, loans v bonds, public equity v private equity
  • Debt:
    • Instruments: overdrafts, types of loans, types of debt securities (commercial paper, notes, bonds), quasi-equity/loan notes/convertibles
    • Security, credit risk, credit ratings
    • Benchmarks
    • Syndicated loans, subordination
    • Transactional documentation: term sheets, loan agreements, debentures
    • Listed debt and over-the-counter trading
  • Equity:
    • Instruments: different classes of share
    • Issuing shares
    • Financing stages, from seed to series A, B, C etc through to maturity
    • Different types of investor: seed, angel, venture capital, private equity, stock market
    • Crowdfunding (platform and product)
    • The why, when and how of floating, plus key differences between the markets;
    • Fundraising on float and secondary issues (rights issues, open offers, placings)
    • Documentation: articles of association, subscription agreements
  • The roles of parties involved in debt and equity transactions
  • The many roles of the investment banker
  • An analysis of key documentation and key clauses - what are they designed to do
  • Common jargon, including a substantial glossary
  • Recent developments and horizon-scanning

Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.

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Learn Live | 15.03.2022

N/A | 10:30am - 1:00pm

Corporate Finance - Demystifying the Jargon

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15 2022
29 2022
Session 1 
10:30am - 1:00pm

Session 2 
10:30am - 1:00pm

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Discounts are available for multiple places. If you have 5 or more people interested in participating in this virtual learning session please email us at information@mblseminars.com for more information.

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