Capital Structure

Firms can choose to finance themselves with a number of securities: shares, bonds, preferred shares, convertible bonds, etc. These securities can be classified into two broad categories, debt and equity, and each comes with its own cost. Capital structure describes the way a firm finances itself. Capital structure can be represented

Incurrence Covenants for High Yield Bonds

Senior Debt Covenants (Maintenance and Financial Covenants) and Protections A covenant is a vow - positive covenants or covenants of a positive nature (do not commit fraud, file your financial statements no later than 60 days after the end of a fiscal quarter) commit an obligor to do something. Negative covenants

Stock Pitch: Long Canada Goose (TSE:GOOS)

This stock pitch is intended to be a resource for interview preparation, it should not be interpreted as investment advice. I recommend a long position on Canada Goose. Currently trading at $74.56, I believe it is undervalued as investors overreacted on Huawei news and the subsequent breakdown of Canada China relations.

Where is the S&P 500 and Where Will It Be in 6/12/18 Months – Part I

Answering Market Questions in S&T/Investment Banking Interviews 2019 We get asked a lot by people who are interviewing for sales and trading (and investment banking, as MDs like to see if students know what is going on in the markets, can speak to the underlying factors and develop a view). We

Why Investment Bankers Are Bad Investors

Friendly Neighbourhood Investment Banker Not A Stock Picker Seems counterintuitive right? People who literally look at stocks all day and tell corporates how to take on corporate actions (such as mergers & acquisitions, dividend hikes and share repurchases, and play Nostradamus on how the market will respond to things in glossy

Value Capture Model

Porter's five forces, founded in the 1980's, is the classical framework used to understand and analyze competitive forces in an industry. In the 1990's, a new framework was formed, the Value Capture Model. The Value Capture Model extends on previous frameworks in two ways. One, it formally describes competition as a

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