# Investment Banking

## Self-study guides to help you master Investment Banking

Do you want to become an Investment Banker?

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#### Investment Banking Free Course

Master Investment Banking skills with this free course on Investment Banking. Topics include Overview of Investment Banking, Excel for Investment Bankers, Basic Accounting, Financial Modeling, Valuation - Discounted Cash Flow and Relative Valuations, Investment Banking Charts.

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So what is Investment Banking? My job here is to make you understand what it is and help you learn the nuts and bolts of Investment Banking. With more than 218+ in-depth resources and guides on Investment Banking Concepts, Valuation, Financial Modeling, and M&A, I am sure you will have lots of fun learning Investment Banking.

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#### Investment Banking Basics (32+ Articles)

Learn the basics of Investment Banking like the Industry structure, the kind of products and instruments investment bankers deal with, work structure, departments etc.

- Earnings Season - In this article, we will look at earnings season and what it actually means.

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#### Analyst Accounting (55+ Articles)

Analyst accounting is basically Accounting for Investment Bankers. Here you are not required to learn the debits and credits, trial balance etc. Important thing here is to understand key accounting terminologies like Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash flows and how one can go about analyzing them in detail.

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#### Ratio Analysis (20+ Articles)

Ratio Analysis is the heart of Investment Banking Analysis. I have taken this topic in a lot more detail.

You can start with Ratio Analysis in Finance (9000+ words comprehensive step by step guide) and thereafter, you may move to learning individual topics in detail -

- Net Profit Margin
- Financial Leverage Ratio
- Operating Leverage Ratio
- Dividend Payout Ratio
- Return On Capital Employed
- Return on Equity
- Defensive Interval Ratio
- Return on Invested Capital
- Equity Turnover Ratio
- Cash Conversion Cycle
- Capitalization Ratio
- Dividend Yield Ratio
- Interest Coverage Ratio
- Return on Total Asset
- Asset Turnover Ratio
- Cash Ratio
- Working Capital Ratio
- Debt Service Coverage Ratio
- Credit Analysis
- Current Ratio
- Capital Gearing Ratio
- Current Ratio vs Quick Ratio
- Debt Ratio
- Contribution Margin
- Current Yield of a Bond
- Book Value per Share
- Average Collection Period
- Bid Ask Spread
- Days Inventory Outstanding (DIO)

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#### Formula

- Asset Turnover Ratio Formula
- Asset to Sales Ratio Formula
- DuPont Formula
- Retention Ratio Formula
- Overhead Ratio Formula
- Continuous Compounding Formula
- Risk Premium Formula
- Tax Equivalent Yield Formula
- Real Rate of Return Formula
- Revenue Per Employee Ratio Formula
- Capacity Utilization Rate Formula
- Gross Profit Margin Formula
- Return on Average Assets ROAA Formula
- Equity Multiplier Formula
- Rate of Inflation Formula
- Accounts Receivables Turnover Ratio Formula
- Capital Employed Formula
- Working Capital Formula
- Return on Average Equity Formula
- Total Expense Ratio Formula
- Price to Book Value Formula
- Price to Earnings Formula
- Net Interest Margin Formula
- Operating Profit Margin Formula
- Net Profit Margin Formula
- Return on Assets (ROA) Formula
- Weighted Average Formula
- Payback Period Formula
- Net Working Capital Formula
- Dividends per Share Formula
- Bond Equivalent Yield Formula
- Quick Ratio Formula
- Net Present Value Formula
- Current Ratio Formula
- Capital Gains Yield Formula
- Capital Asset Pricing Model Formula
- Diluted EPS Formula
- Debt to Income Ratio Formula (DTI)
- Dividend Payout Ratio Formula
- Plowback Ratio
- Debt to Equity Ratio Formula
- Days in Inventory Formula
- Debt Coverage Ratio Formula
- Debt Ratio Formula
- Basic EPS
- Contribution Margin Formula
- Current Yield of a Bond
- Book Value per Share Formula
- How to Calculate Net Worth of a Company
- Average Collection Period Formula
- Bid-Ask Spread Formula
- Asset Turnover Ratio Formula
- EV to Assets
- Perpetuity Formula

#### Excel Modeling

In this part, you can start by learning Financial Modeling from this awesome step by step tutorial on Financial Modeling.

Thereafter, you can look at some detailed articles its application -

- Box Financial Modeling
- Alibaba Financial Modeling
- Types of Financial Models
- Top Financial Modeling Interview questions
- Leverage Buyout
- Sensitivity Analysis
- Top Financial Functions in Excel

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#### Valuation (31+ articles)

Learn all the core concepts of Valuation in these set of articles.

**Discounted Cash Flow Methods**

- Dividend Discount Model
- Free Cash Flow to Firm
- Free Cash Flow to Equity
- Weighted Average Cost of Capital
- Cost of Equity
- CAPM Beta
- Mistakes in Discounted Cash Flow
- Alibaba Valuation
- Box IPO Valuation
- Terminal Value

**Relative Valuation Techniques**

- EV to EBIT
- Price to Cash Flow
- Enterprise Value to Sales
- EV to EBITDA
- PEG Ratio
- Price to Book Value
- Comparable Company Analysis
- PE Ratio

Other valuation articles

- Economic Value Added
- Enterprise Value
- Market Capitalization
- Enterprise Value vs Equity Value
- Liquidation Value
- Treasury Stock method
- Sum of Parts Valuation
- Enterprise Value vs Market Cap

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#### Investment Banking Careers

Want to make a career in Investment Banking then these are the set of articles that you must look at. Some of the articles that you will find useful are -

- How to get into Investment Banking?
- How to get an Investment Banking Internship?
- Careers Beyond Investment Banking
- Investment Banking Lifestyle
- Investment Banking Exit Opportunities

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#### Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance is the foundation of Investment Banking. Primary Topics covered here are -

- NPV vs IRR
- NPV vs XNPV
- Time Value of Money
- Payback Period
- Break Even Point
- Mezzanine Financing
- What is Cash Burn Rate
- Effective Interest Rate
- Simple Interest

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#### Economics

Economics can be primarily divided into two parts - Macroeconomics and Microeconomics. In these set of articles, we discuss each of them in detail and also the reasons why both macroeconomics and microeconmics play an equally important role in Investment Banking.

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#### Investment Banking Books

Here you will find the list of Top Investment Banking Books that you must read.

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#### Mergers and Acquisitions

Learn the basics of Investment Banking M&A with these in-depth articles on the following topics -

- Hostile Takeover
- Golden Parachute
- Spin Off vs Split Off
- Poison Pills in Finance
- Successful Mergers and Acquisitions
- What is Amalgamation?
- Synergies in Mergers and Acquisitions

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#### Investment Banking - Regionwise

Learn about Investment Banking Market in different countries including India, China, Brazil, Russia, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Dubai, London and more.

- Investment Banking in Dubai
- Investment Banking in Hong Kong
- Investment Banking in Russia
- Investment Banking in Brazil
- Investment Banking in China
- Investment Banking in Australia
- Investment Banking in Saudi Arabia
- Investment Banking in Singapore
- Investment Banking in London (UK)
- Investment Banking in India
- Banks in Norway
- Banks in British Virgin Islands
- Banks in Cayman Islands
- Banks in Isle of Man
- Banks in Germany
- Banks in Liechtenstein
- Banks in Sweden
- Banks in Puerto Rico
- Banks in Guernsey
- Banks in Ireland
- Banks in South Korea
- Banks in Macau
- Banks in Greenland
- Banks in Qatar
- Banks in Singapore
- Banks in Switzerland
- Banks in Oman
- Banks in Saudi Arabia
- Banks in Kuwait
- Banks in Japan
- Banks in Brunei
- Banks in Finland
- Banks in France
- Banks in Denmark
- Banks in Belgium
- Banks in Canada
- Banks in Bermuda
- Banks in Austria
- Banks in Bahrain

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#### Top Investment Banks

Learn more about the Top Investment Banks on the basis of its size, kind of work and geographies.

Here we discuss the following -

#### Professional Investment Banking Training

If you want to learn Investment Banking Professionally, then you can make the most with this 99 courses Investment Banking Training bundle. This is a comprehensive training with more than 500+ hours of video tutorials with multple case studies and practical examples in excel. Topics include video tutorials on Financial Modeling, DCF , Relative Valuations, Comparable Comps, M&A, LBO Modeling, Private Equity, Bank Modeling and more.

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