Explore the way in which capital markets connect the world’s issuers, to the world’s investors, with the assistance of the financial industry. The major global investors and issuers are covered in some detail, along with the main features of the key funding instruments; debt and equity. You will then examine some of the ways in which the corporate makes decisions on the equity and debt mix in their business.

2 hours of video content.
Estimated 4 hours to complete.


  • Have familiarity with the major categories of entities that operate in financial markets
  • Understand the difference between equity and debt from both the issuer and investor perspective
  • Understand some of the considerations in selection of preferred debt/ equity mix made by corporates


Complete topics step by step or jump to any of the below at any time.

  • The role of capital markets
  • Key capital market participants
    • Issuers
    • Investors
  • Equity Vs Debt
    • Issuer perspective
    • Investor perspective
  • Role of an investment bank in capital markets
    • Origination / ECM / DCM
    • Global markets / Sales & Trading
    • Corporate funding
  • Corporate capital structure
    • WACC
    • Leverage and other considerations


This course is open to all. To maximize the benefit of this course we recommend an understanding of financial statements and Microsoft Excel.


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