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Investment Banks, Hedge Funds, and Private Equity, 2nd Edition by David Stowell

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Investment Banking Careers, Opportunities, and Issues

Investment banking focuses on (1) giving financial advice to corporate or government-related clients and helping them raise, retire, or risk manage capital; (2) giving strategic advice to corporate clients to enhance shareholder value through acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, or restructurings; (3) taking trading risk positions in financial instruments to provide investment opportunities and liquidity for investing clients; (4) providing financing, risk management, and other securities services to investing clients; (5) providing research for investing clients; (6) investing the firm’s own capital on a proprietary basis; (7) providing loans to large corporations that use other investment ...

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