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FINA6092: Advanced Financial Management (Session C) 2012-13 Term 1

Lecturer: Prof. LIN Chen, Professor of Finance, CUHK. Office: Room 1210, 12/F, No. 12 Chak Cheung Street, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong Phone: 3943-8566 Email: chenlin@cuhk.edu.hk Office Hours: By appointment Tutors: Mr Henry Woo (henrywoo@baf.cuhk.edu.hk) Office: CYT_1237 Dr Leanne Zhong (yingqin.zhong@baf.cuhk.edu.hk) Office: CYT_1235 Office Hours: By appointment Time and location: Lecture: Saturday 10:00-13:00; Tutorial: Saturday 8:30-10:00am; Date (Lecture and Tutorial): Sep 15, 22, 29 Oct 6, 13, 20, 27 Nov 3, 10, 17, 24 Dec 1 Final Examination: 8 Dec (Saturday) Objective of the Course: The goal of this course is to develop the concepts of modern financial theory and practical tools essential to corporate financial and investment decisions using case method. Due to the nature of the course, it will be VERY case-intensive and it requires a lot of reading and discussions. Do not take the course if you do not like the case teaching approach. The course also contains lectures, problem solving and some academic paper reading. Lectures and problem sets are used to hone the skills, academic paper reading deepens the understanding, and case analyses develop our decisionmaking ability under the complex real-world situations. The course assumes that students already have a good knowledge and understanding about basic valuation and financial analysis models. List of Topics: Basic Tools: Arbitrage and Discounting Capital Structure: Modigliani and Miller Capital Structure: Tax, Financial Distress Costs and Agency Conflicts 1

Venue: Fung King Hey Bldg Swire Hall_1 Venue: SWH_1 and SWH_2

Capital Structure: Pecking Order Theory and Market Timing Theory Payout Policy Raising External Capital: Equity Issuance Raising External Capital: Bond Characteristics, Valuation and Hedging Portfolio, Diversification and CAPM Capital Budgeting Valuation Real Options Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring Risk...
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