EIB B220: Global Financial Services
The focus is on the determinants of competitive performance of financial institutions including commercial banks, insurance companies, hedge funds, investment banks, and private equity firms. Review of bank management principles emphasizes asset liabilities management, interest rate risk management and Value at Risk (V@R). Discussion of international commercial banking will focus on international trade financing, syndicate lending, project finance, and international securitization. Open to students who have completed B200 or B221 or equivalent.