What is Investment Banking?
Students in the finance major investment banking track receive specialized training regarding the strategies involved with financial advisory and capital procurement for companies, governments, and other entities. This track explores the skills used by investment bankers, including industry analysis, financial statement analysis, and valuation. It also addresses issues around the underwriting of securities, risks and use of bank instruments, money market securities, bonds, equities, debentures, loan covenants and agreements, equity-linked debt, and asset securitization notes.
Finance graduates who complete courses in the investment banking track enjoy a variety of career paths, including investment banking analyst at a bulge-bracket or boutique investment firm, or consulting analyst at various management consulting firms.