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School of International Capital Markets

Five days of highly topical practical training guaranteed to provide you with a full understanding of International Capital Markets

25 - 29 November 2019

Central London

Over five days you will cover:

  • Equity Capital Markets
    - Asset allocation, IPOs, corporate valuations, equity swaps & options, hedge fund strategies, private equity
  • Debt Capital Markets
    - Leverage, mezzanine finance, leveraged buy outs, bond issues, benchmarking & credit spreads, covered bonds, securitisation, bond futures & options
  • Foreign Exchange & Money Markets
    - Spot & forward foreign exchange, outrights & foreign exchange swaps, currency options, option strategies, option pricing, the carry trade, covered & uncovered interest parity, premiums & discounts, hedging techniques, interbank market, FRAs & futures, repos & reverses
  • Interest Rate & Currency Swaps & Swaptions & Structured Products
    - Motives for payers and receivers, swap driven bond issues, credit arbitrage, uses of swaptions, pricing swaps & swaptions, asset & liability management
  • Commodity Derivatives, Credit Derivatives, Risk Management & Regulation
    - Carry, contangos & backwardations, commodity futures, single name credits, asset swaps, credit baskets, VaR, RAROC, the Greeks, Dodd-Frank, Basel I - III & the future of the capital markets

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Date: 25-29 November 2019
Venue: Central London
Course Leader: Alan McDougall, International Derivatives Specialist
Course Fee: £4999.00 + VAT @ 20%  = £5998.80

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Packed with up-to-date case studies & exercises, this course will help you understand & digest what is currently happening in the international capital markets

Case studies & exercises include: Constructing an asset allocation strategy; Morgan Stanley Smith Barney’s Global Investment Committee; LinkedIn; Facebook; VA Linux; National Grid's rights issue; Contrasting debt & equity finance; Mezzanine finance; Baskin Robbins; Approximating bond prices mentally; Swap driven bond issues; Millenium BCP

Alan was a credit analyst in Kleinwort Benson’s Asian Division before becoming a trader & subsequently ran HSBC’s premier International Treasury Management group, where he advised banks & multinational corporations on the design & execution of their hedging & risk management strategies & the management of their assets & liabilities, while building the bank’s swap books.

He set up & ran an arbitrage portfolio for Nikko; trained the Tokyo, London & New York staff in the trading, structuring, selling & portfolio management of swaps, bonds & structured products & ran illiquid proprietary books at Credit Commercial de France & Scotia Capital Markets, specialising in the origination & sale of asset swaps & structured products & the derivatives training of the capital markets & fixed income traders & sales people.


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The method of content delivery by the trainer made this course very interesting & interactive. His extensive knowledge of market & practical examples on subjects covered, helped us understand things better"

Kunal Medhekar, 

Officer, Abu Dhabi Investment

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