BAFI 516 Financial Engineering
Financial engineering involves the creative use of financial products and strategies to solve important problems in corporate finance and investments. Examples include: using packages of securities to shape risks and returns (e.g., using “zero-cost collars” to help company founders realize value from an IPO); banks offering “rate riser” and “index linked” deposits and other structured products; use of Asset-Backed Commercial Paper to help finance corporate investments; the role of loan securitization and Collateralized Debt Obligations in mortgages, credit cards, etc. to mobilize capital, pool and shape risks; use of financial engineering techniques to structure venture financing deals, manage tax and legal issues, etc.
Instructor Biography - Lorenzo Garlappi
Course Outline - Class of 2018 (updated August 1, 2017)
This file requires Adobe Acrobat Reader. To download this free plug in, visit the Adobe web site and follow the on-screen instructions.