The Business of Investment Banking by K. Thomas Liaw
A Comprehensive Overview

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A comprehensive overview of investment banking for professionals and students

The investment banking industry has changed dramatically since the 2008 financial crisis. Three of the top five investment banks in the United States have disappeared, while Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley have converted to commercial banking charters. This Third Edition of The Business of Investment Banking explains the changes and discusses new opportunities for students and professionals seeking to advance their careers in this intensely competitive field.

The recent financial regulation overhaul, including the Dodd-Frank legislation, is changing what investment banks do and how they do it, while the Volcker rule has shaken up trading desks everywhere.This new edition updates investment banking industry shifts in practices, trends, regulations, and statisticsIncludes new chapters on investment banking in BRIC countries, as Brazil, Russia, India, and China now account for a quarter of the global economyExplains the shift in the listing of securities away from New York to various financial centers around the world, and how major exchanges compete for the same business

This new edition, reflecting the current state of the investment banking industry, arrives in time to better serve professionals wanting to advance their careers and students just beginning theirs.


About K. Thomas Liaw

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K. Thomas Liaw, PhD, is a Professor of Finance at St. John's University. He has published several books, including Capital Markets; The Irwin Guide to Stocks, Bonds, Futures, and Options; and Investment Banking and Investment Opportunities in China. He has published articles in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, banking, swaps, repurchase agreements, and market risks. His consulting practice specializes in investment management and securities business, and he speaks on the subjects of investment banking and capital markets at corporate programs. Professor Liaw earned his doctoral degree from Northwestern University.
Published October 5, 2011 by Wiley. 384 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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