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Sample Videos


Fixed Income Unlocked – Part I

 

Fixed Income Unlocked – Part I

Lindsey begins his series by explaining what a bond is, why people invest in them and the factors you should consider when investing.


Mergers & Acquisitions (1/2): Valuations Introduction

 

Mergers & Acquisitions (1/2): Valuations Introduction

Valuations are undertaken to determine how much an asset or a company is worth either today or in the future. Jo explains how to approach these valuations and the key metrics typically used to assess a company’s value.


Green Finance Introduction

 

Green Finance Introduction

Green Finance promotes the flow of financial support towards the development of environmentally
sustainable activities. In this video, Simon provides an introduction to this vital topic by outlining its importance and what it means in practice.


Balance Sheet Walk-through

 

Balance Sheet Walk-through

In this video, Rob walks us through Lloyds Banking Group’s balance sheet. He explains the components of the financial statement and explains where they sit within the bank’s assets and liabilities. He delves more deeply into the concepts discussed in ‘What is a bank?’ and puts some real-world figures around them.


Venture Capital: Early-stage Funding Introduction

 

Venture Capital: Early-stage Funding Introduction

When valuing early-stage businesses, analysts cannot rely on things like discounted cash flow figures as companies at seed stage usually have not yet made revenue. Alexandra discusses the three pillars that venture capitalists look at when evaluating investment opportunities: Product, Market, and the Team.


Robo Advisors

 

Robo Advisors

Robo advisors help retail clients invest using technology. Previously, most of these investors were left to their own devices when making important investment decisions. Adam discusses the benefits of robo advisors and explains where they came from and what the future looks like.


Bias Effects

 

Bias Effects

Conduct regulators are very interested in why you behave the way you do. How your brain makes decisions largely dictates how you behave. As a result, it is beneficial to be aware of when we make decisions based on biases rather than rational judgements. In this video, Roger outlines some of the biases that impact decisions, namely: loss aversion, present bias, affect, overconfidence, projection and selective attention.


International Financial Centres

 

International Financial Centres

An International Financial Centre, or IFC, is a physical area from which financial services are provided to people in other countries. A successful IFC requires not only institutions providing the financial services, but also the full range of supporting services, such as law, accountancy and technology. Sir Mark Boleat discusses the types of IFCs, its requirements and London’s position as an IFC.


International Financial Centres

 

Securitisation Introduction

Securitisation is a term that has gained a bad reputation since the financial crisis. In this video, Carolyn explains how securitisation can be used, as well as how and why it works.


Measures of Central Tendency

 

Measures of Central
Tendency

Abdulla outlines measures of Central Tendency, and explains the differences between calculating the Mean, Median and Mode

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