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Possible careers paths for Finance majors Private equity o Private equity generally refers to investing in privately owned firms. Companies involved in private equity may invest in early stage or mid-stage start up companies. This type of investing is sometimes called angel financing or venture capital. Private equity firms may also buy-out established firms in what are called leveraged buyouts (LBOs). o If you are considering a career in private equity, we suggest the following courses: 22:390:522 Analysis of Investment & Corporate Finance (full-time) o r 22:390:587 Financial Management (part-time) 22:390:603 Investment Analysis and Management 22:390:604 Financial Institutions and Markets At least two of the following: 22:390:608 Portfolio Management 22:390:609 Options/Derivatives 22:390:611 Analysis of Fixed Income Securities 22:390:613 Financial Statement Analysis 22:390:644 Special Topics: Financial Security Analysis 22:390:658 Special Topics: Applied Portfolio Management Other courses that may interest you beyond your career path: 22:390:605 Advanced Financial Management/Corporate Finance 22:390:612 Small Business Finance 22:390:656 Special Topics: Finance and Technology 22:390:654 Special Topics: Investment Banking 22:390:664 Special Topics: Mergers and Acquisitions Online resources available: Buyouts www.buyoutsnewsletter.com/ European Venture Capital Association www.evca.com/ Investor Dealers Digest www.iddmagazine.com/ Institutional Investor www.institutionalinvestor.com/default.asp National Venture Capital Association www.nvca.org Private Equity Analyst privateequity.dowjones.com/ Private Equity Week www.privateequityweek.com/ Small Business Investment Companies www.nasbic.org The Vault.com www.vault.com/
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Possible careers paths for Finance majors Venture Capital Institute www.vcinstitute.org/ Venture One www.ventureone.com Venture Reporter www.venturereporter.net/ Venture Wire www.venturecapital.dowjones.com/ Kholberg Kravis & Roberts www.kkr.com The Blackstone Group www.blackstone.com Texas Pacific Group www.texaspacificgroup.com
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Possible careers paths for Finance majors Hedge fund management o At one time hedge funds were so named because they engaged in strategies to reduce the risk of investments. Today the term hedge fund refers to any unregulated investment fund (mutual funds are the regulated cousins of hedge funds). The size of these funds can be anywhere from $1 million in assets under management to well over $1 billion. As a hedge fund manager you will decide on what proportion of your funds assets to place in different classes of securities (cash, bonds, stocks, domestic versus foreign) or you may “bet” on the direction of interest rates or an industry. o
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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2011 for the course FIN 134 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '11 term at UC Irvine.

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