Leveraged Finance

Leveraged Finance Leveraged finance was established to oversee and expand the role of a bank in the leveraged finance market. Most of the companies use debt to finance operations. By doing so, a company increases its leverage because it can invest in business operations without increasing its equity. Leveraged finance is funding a company or…

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Securities Underwriting

Securities Underwriting The types of securities underwriting are as follows: Underwriting – 1. Equity Underwriting   2. Debt Underwriting. Initial Public Offering (IPO) Private placements. Underwriting is the concept of securing the price and selling a new issue of stocks and securities. The firms may take the risk and responsibility of selling a specific amount of…

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Investment Banking

Investment Banking An investment bank is an intermediary organization that provides fee-based services. It uses its expertise and financial knowledge for the growth in business or investment opportunities of companies, institutions, and governments. The following functions are performed by investment banking: It links companies that need money to grow with other companies, institutions, or investors…

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BFS Investment Banking and Brokerage

BFS Investment Banking and Brokerage At a broad level, financial Instruments can be classified into three types Variable Income Instruments (shares and warrants) Fixed Income Instruments (bonds, Treasury bills etc.) Derivatives (Options, Futures, Forward Contracts and Swaps) Warrant: A warrant gives the holder of the warrant the option to buy a preferred or a common…

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Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)

Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) A document showing the relationship/mapping between Test Requirements and Test Cases. (RTM) captures the complete user and system requirements for the system, or a portion of the system. The RTM captures all requirements and their traceability in a single document, and is a mandatory deliverable at the conclusion of the lifecycle.…

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