Equity capital markets are one of the largest financial markets in the world, receiving constant media attention. This pathway will outline what equity is, before introducing the equity capital markets, discussing the various products available for issuers and investors.
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8 video modules • 1 hour 33 minutes
With a focus on the UK market, Rupert explains the main equity capital raising options that are available to companies that are listed. In this video he also explains key concepts which are frequently used in the equity capital markets.
Rupert Walford • 04:56
In the second video of his series Rupert explains the main equity capital raising options that are available to listed companies. He outlines what a ‘Placing’ is, who can participate in them, alongside their main advantages and disadvantages. In the final chapter Rupert unravels what an open offer is, the period it is open for and when it is typically used.
Rupert Walford • 13:36
A rights issue is an offer of shares made via the issue of rights to subscribe for new shares to existing shareholders at a fixed subscription price. In this video Rupert gives us a closer look at what a rights issue can mean from the point of view of a shareholder.
Rupert Walford • 15:29
Preference shares were initially a form of ‘temporary rescue' capital used by companies in distress. Today, however, preference share capital is used far more broadly and represents a stable form and source of capital. Prasad explains how preference shares are issued, the different types that exist and how they are priced.
Prasad Gollakota • 18:33