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Equity finance

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Equity finance

Private equity, venture capital, stock exchange listing: all are methods of raising equity finance. This free course looks at the processes used and the markets available across the world for raising such finance, as well as looking into the reasons why some companies choose cross-listing on stock exchanges.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand private equity and the role of venture capital companies in providing this
  • understand why and how public equity issues can be undertaken
  • look at the reasons for cross-listing on stock exchanges
  • examine why a company might de-list from an exchange and return to private ownership.

First Published: 09/08/2012

Updated: 26/11/2018

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