Self-study guides to help you master Investment Banking
Do you want to become an Investment Banker?
If the answer is Yes, then you are at the right place.
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.
So, here we go - Please choose the Topic that you want to master.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
Corporate Finance is the foundation of Investment Banking. Primary Topics covered here are -
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.
Investment Banking Books
Here you will find the list of Top Investment Banking Books that you must read.
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?
Investment Banking - Regionwise
Learn about Investment Banking Market in different countries including India, China, Brazil, Russia, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Dubai, London and more.
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.
For details have a look at this Investment Banking Training