Investment Banking is a program designed for teens with an interest in business and math. During the program, students will learn how investment bankers conduct valuations of company worth for clients who hope to undergo mergers.
They'll also learn about investment bankers' role in structure acquisitions, deciding whether shareholders will receive an all cash buyout or equity in the parent entity, and how much they will receive. Other responsibilities investment bankers students will learn about include how they help companies hoping to avoid a hostile takeover while helping them search for more welcome suitors.
They also help privately held and start-up companies with IPOs by evaluating market conditions that may affect when the initial stock offering should occur and how much the asking price should be.Other topics the program will cover are investment banking firms putting up money and assuming risk should the shares sell for less than the firm paid as well as the reward should the shares sell above the purchase price. They will discuss how investment bankers rely upon connections, know-how, and their own reputation to bring buyers and sellers together to broker deals. Finally, they'll talk about investment bankers interface with attorneys to follow complex federal regulations governing the buying and selling of securities.