Introduction to Commercial Paper (CP)

Introduction to Commercial Paper (CP)

Peter Eisenhardt

30 years: Capital markets & investment banking

In this video, Peter outlines a commercial paper. He begins by explaining what commercial paper is all about and goes on to talk about the interest of investors and borrowers in commercial paper. He further explains what can go wrong and finishes by talking about the future of commercial paper.

In this video, Peter outlines a commercial paper. He begins by explaining what commercial paper is all about and goes on to talk about the interest of investors and borrowers in commercial paper. He further explains what can go wrong and finishes by talking about the future of commercial paper.

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Introduction to Commercial Paper (CP)

20 mins 44 secs

Overview

Commercial Paper (CP) is a tradable debt instrument with maturities up to one year. Borrowing in the CP market is one of the tactics companies can use to source short term funding and keep the overall cost of liabilities down. Most large companies issue CP as part of their regular financing activities.

Key learning objectives:

  • Explain the discount factor in CP

  • Learn why borrowers like CP

  • Learn why investors like CP

  • Identify the issuer and buyer of CP

  • Learn the 10 steps to issuing CP

  • Understand how investors get comfortable buying CP

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