Equity finance

Equity finance

Course provided by Open University

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 6 hours study time

  • Accountancy, banking and finance

  • Free

  • Level 3

About this course

This free course looks at the processes used and the markets available across the world for raising such finance, as well as looking into the reasons why some companies choose cross-listing on stock exchanges.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand private equity and the role of venture capital companies in providing this.
  2. Understand why and how public equity issues can be undertaken.
  3. Look at the reasons for cross-listing on stock exchanges.
  4. Examine why a company might de-list from an exchange and return to private ownership.