Italy, Milan

Equity and Venture Capital Financing

when 4 July 2016 - 22 July 2016
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 1700

The course includes three sections:
- introduction to the key functions of private equity and venture capital firms; analysis of the evolution of business models and key trends in private equity and venture capital firms in modern economies;
- overview of legal and fiscal frameworks for private equity and venture capital firms by comparative analysis of the regulatory and fiscal contexts in continental Europe, the UK and the US;
- discussion of key management issues in private equity and venture capital funds: funding process, investment scouting, evaluation, management, deals closure and exit strategies.

Course leader

Prof. Stefano Caselli
Full Professor, Department of Finance, Bocconi University

Target group

Application is open to students in Bachelor programs of international universities.
The course requires basic knowledge of corporate finance and accounting.

Course aim

The course introduces the foundations of value creation by private equity and venture capital firms in the perspective of financial intermediaries dedicated to scouting, advisory, arranging and financing activities.

Fee info

EUR 1700: The fee includes:
- academic program
- public transportation card
- hospitality (welcome reception, breakfast, lunch)
- a session of Italian language and culture
- company visits and social activities
EUR 600: Extra charge for accommodation at Bocconi Residence Halls