Rome, Italy

Finance for Growth: Debt and Equity for the funding of SMEs

when 20 July 2020 - 24 July 2020
language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 1000

This course introduces students to specific issues of funding SMEs and looks at the possible funding sources on the equity and the debt side. On the equity side, the program analyzes venture capital, private equity and initial public offers. On the debt side, the course focuses on the growing opportunities offered by private debt in addition to the traditional financing channel. The course also addresses specific features of evaluating SMEs as compared to larger established firms.

Course leader

Prof. Pierluigi Murro

Target group

Bachelor's degree students

Course aim

By the end of the course, students should be able to understand the specific funding needs of SMEs, the investment logic of private equity and venture capital investors, the process leading up to the Initial Public Offers and reasons for a firm to go public, and the main differences between bank debt and private debt.

Fee info

EUR 1000: Fee includes:
- 1 week course

Fee does not include accomodation in Luiss campus
EUR 450: Fee 2 is optional and includes:
- 1 week accomodation in single room

300 for accomodation in double room