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Investment Banking and Finance: Private Equity Finance

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Investment Banking and Finance: Private Equity Finance Masterclass: Fundraising, Valuation, PE Deals from Entry to Exit

What you'll learn:
  • Discover the core concepts in Private Equity, a core Investment Banking skill required by any Wall Street analyst
  • Understand How Private Equity Funds work
  • Discover and understand the Key Terminology in our Glossary and Definitions
  • Gain an Investment Banking perspective on the Key Characteristics of Private Equity Firms
  • Discover how to identify the right Private Equity firm for your business
  • Understand how Private Equity Firms identify and source their deals
  • Discover how to Structure a Private Equity Finance transaction
  • Understand Deal Value Creation and Key Private Equity Metrics
  • Understand the Private Equity Deal Process, step by step
  • Discover the importance of Deal Due Diligence
  • Understand Private Equity Deal Valuation and Pricing
  • Work through the comprehensive LBO Modelling structure and framework
  • Discover how to evaluate Risks and Returns in Private Equity Deals
  • Understand Exit Scenarios, Trade Sales, M&A, IPOs, Liquidations and Recapitalisations
  • Discover why some Startups fail
  • Understand how to measure Private Equity Fund returns

Jan 2021Update :This course has undergone a transformational update adding over 7 hours of new and exclusive content!

This content is exclusive to Udemy and UFB.


At the core of Investment Banking and Finance Fundamentals is the world of Private Equity Finance

This is how many onWall Street and CEO's of companies make millions of dollars every year.

If you seeking to master EntrepreneurshipFundamentals or considering a career in Investment Banking or Private Equity, then this is a topic you need to master!

I have been working withPrivate Equity firms since 1988 and have done dozens of deals raising millions of dollars. I have been involved in deals where the principles walked away with hundreds of millions of dollars - each!

The objective of this Investment "Banking and Finance:Private Equity Finance" course is to share that insight into what Private Equity is all about!

In this course:

  • Discover the core concepts in Private Equity, a core Investment Banking skill required by any Wall Street analyst

  • Let me explain to you how PrivateEquity funds work

  • Discover the detailed Glossary of Terms andDefinitions to help you master the terminology

  • We cover the KeyCharacteristics of PrivateEquity Firms

  • And help you to understand how you can find the right Private Equity Firm for your business

  • Of course, we cover how PrivateEquityFirms find their own deals too!

  • We discuss the Structuring of PrivateEquitydeals

  • And Deal Value Creation and KeyMetrics in Private Equity Finance

  • Understand what is meant by EBITDA and how to calculate it - Finance Fundamentals

  • Understand the difference between a Leveraged Buyout ( LBO ) and a Management Buyout ( MBO )

  • Understand thePrivateEquityDeal Process, step by step

  • And we walk through the critical issue of Due Diligence in PrivateEquity Deals

  • Valuation and Deal Pricing is covered

  • Discover how LBOModels are constructed in our comprehensive section (almost a course in its own right!)

  • We review Risks and Returns inPrivateEquity

  • The Exit Options for PrivateEquity Portfolio Companies are discussed

  • Then we dive into Trade Sales andM&A in the context of Private Equity Exits

  • And follow this up with a discussion of Initial Public Offerings or IPOs

  • We discuss the downside risk in Liquidation scenarios

  • And have a detailed discussion about "WhyStartups fail?"

  • Finally we discuss how you measure PrivateEquity Fund Returns

This NINEhour course has over 100 lectures and over 90 downloadable resources

Don't walk into that interview under prepared! Do you homework on Private Equity first by enrolling and completing this course. Plus if you have any questions - post them in the course -I always do my best to answer them.

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What makes us qualified to teach you?

This is a Finance course taught by a 30+ year, Managing Director level, Investment Banker - from a practical perspective - I also have an MBA (with Distinction).


Over 101,000 students have enrolled in my Udemy courses, this is what one of them said about this course:

" I like the course and the approach of Sir John Colley. I believe I shall be able to achieve what I want through this course. I am looking forward to deeper and great understanding of the subject as this course will help me to make a career in Credit Analysis" R.R. Five Star


Our Promise

I have been teaching on Udemy since 2014 and am fully committed to it. If you have any questions about the content or anything related to any topic, you can reach out with your questions at any time and I always do my best to respond promptly

Don't forget that this course (and all my courses) benefit from Udemy's money back guarantee!

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  • Investment Banking and Finance: Why Acquisitions Really Fail

A Verifiable Certificate of Completion is presented to all students who undertake this finance course.

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Taught by

John Colley MBA, MA(Cantab)


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