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1 - What are derivatives?
Derivatives are a type of contract between two parties which derives its value from the performance of an underlying...
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Derivatives are a type of contract between two parties which derives its value from the performance of an underlying entity.
1 - What are derivatives?
2 - What is syndication?
A syndicate is an alliance of financial professionals formed in order to handle a complex and large transaction.
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A syndicate is an alliance of financial professionals formed in order to handle a complex and large transaction.
2 - What is syndication?
3 - What is structure finance?
Structured finance is the use of complex financial instruments.
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Structured finance is the use of complex financial instruments.
3 - What is structure finance?
4 - What is an IPO?
The IPO (Initial Public Offering) is the process by which a private company makes its share available for trading on...
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The IPO (Initial Public Offering) is the process by which a private company makes its share available for trading on public markets.
4 - What is an IPO?
5 - What are green bonds?
It’s a bond issued on the financial markets in order to finance a project or activity with an environmental benefit.
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It’s a bond issued on the financial markets in order to finance a project or activity with an environmental benefit.
5 - What are green bonds?
6 - What are bonds?
A bond is a fixed income investment in which an investor loans money to a company or a government.
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A bond is a fixed income investment in which an investor loans money to a company or a government.
6 - What are bonds?
7 - What is a PPP?
A PPP (Public-private partnership) is a a contract by which the public sectors enters into a business relationship with...
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A PPP (Public-private partnership) is a a contract by which the public sectors enters into a business relationship with the private sector.
7 - What is a PPP?
8 - What is private equity?
Private equity includes the activities of investing funds in the capital of unlisted companies.
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Private equity includes the activities of investing funds in the capital of unlisted companies.
8 - What is private equity?
9 - What is a clearing house?
A clearing house acts as an intermediary to facilitate a transaction between two parties.
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A clearing house acts as an intermediary to facilitate a transaction between two parties.
9 - What is a clearing house?
10 - What are mutual funds?
Mutual funds are investment vehicules that allow investors to pool their money together to invest in something.
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Mutual funds are investment vehicules that allow investors to pool their money together to invest in something.
10 - What are mutual funds?
11 - What is a broker?
Brokers act as intermediaries between investors wanting to buy or sell securities.
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Brokers act as intermediaries between investors wanting to buy or sell securities.
11 - What is a broker?
12 - How are banks involved in M&A transactions?
In M&A transactions, banks act as an advisor, they can be on the buy-side (advising the buyer) or the sell-side...
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In M&A transactions, banks act as an advisor, they can be on the buy-side (advising the buyer) or the sell-side (advising the seller).
12 - How are banks involved in M&A transactions?
13 - What is a hedge fund?
Hedge funds are flexible financial vehicles, able to position themselves in all classes of financial instruments.
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Hedge funds are flexible financial vehicles, able to position themselves in all classes of financial instruments.
13 - What is a hedge fund?
14 - What is collateral management?
Collateral management is a technique the bank uses to quickly identify what can be committed as collateral so that a...
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Collateral management is a technique the bank uses to quickly identify what can be committed as collateral so that a transaction can be performed.
14 - What is collateral management?
15 - What is a primary dealer bank?
A primary dealer bank is a bank that has been approved to trade securities with a national government.
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A primary dealer bank is a bank that has been approved to trade securities with a national government.
15 - What is a primary dealer bank?
16 - What is an ETF?
ETF is a financial instrument listed on the stock exchange that makes it possible to reproduce in real time the...
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ETF is a financial instrument listed on the stock exchange that makes it possible to reproduce in real time the evolution of a stock market index.
16 - What is an ETF?