Prepared for Christian F. | Delivered April 6, 2020
Investment Banking IT
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To provide an overview of functions of investment banks, their IT spend, and software used.
Underwriting New Stock Issues
Investment banks act as
between companies and investors through initial public offerings (IPOs).
Companies hire investment banks to offer IPOs. Investment banks will "set everything and
in a stock exchange".
Merger and Acquisitions
Investment banks help companies to
other companies. They might represent the seller or the buyer in the M&A transaction.
The banks provide funds and also issue
to the market.
Investment banks help organizations to
manage financial risks
. The banks highlight the risks and how they can be handled.
These risks include "
, investment risk, legal & compliance risk, and operational risk".
The aim of
research is to give a rating of the business and enable investors to make an investment decision.
Types of research include "
, fixed income research, macroeconomic research", and qualitative research.
Structuring of Derivatives
Investment banks prepare
in order to attract investors. The derivatives may be based on single or multiple securities.
Investment banks may provide
services to companies.
This may include
, project management, leasing services, money market operations, portfolio management, and broker in stock exchange.
in purchasing and managing their portfolio.
They also prepare
based on performance and use the reports to make decisions on financial securities.