Equity Capital Markets

This course will cover the main products of the equity capital markets. Using a case company, you will tour through the equity capital markets, embracing IPOs, secondary offerings, and different share classes. Finally, listing rules and some of the subtleties of the pricing of equities are examined.

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What do you get on this course?


  • How corporates access equity capital markets at various stages of the life cycle
  • What is an IPO, why go public and what is the relevance of primary and secondary funding in an IPO?
  • How is the IPP price set and stabilized (the ‘Greenshoe’ option)?
  • How do companies that are already public, access further capital?
  • What is a Rights Issue and how do I calculate the TERP?
  • What are dual listings, depository receipts and other forms of equity?

key Topics

Complete topics step by step or jump to any of the below at any time.

  • The corporate lifecycle and equity financing options
  • Initial public offering
    • Process
    • Prospectus
    • Book building and arriving at a price
    • Quiet period
    • Stabilization and Greenshoe option
  • Secondary offering
    • Follow on placements
    • Rights issue
  • Share classes
    • Different classes
    • Preference shares
    • Pricing
    • Issuing shares in different markets
  • Share pricing
    • Cum and ex-div prices
    • Impact on multiples analysis

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5 hours of video content.

Estimated 10 hours to complete.

How to access your course

  • Checkout and pay for the course(s).
  • Your course(s) will be added to your DELTA account.
  • You will then receive an email with joining instructions.
  • You will have 12 months access from date of purchase.


This course is open to all. To maximize the benefit of this course we recommend an understanding of financial statements and Microsoft Excel.

Technical Requirements

You will need an Internet connected device to access the videos and download supporting resources. Supporting resources can be used offline, which require Microsoft Excel 2003 or later and a PDF reader.

Comprehensive Resources

You’ll be able to easily access all of the materials you need through our learning management system DELTA

  • Bite-size trainer led HD videos detailing step by step techniques and best practices.
  • Download the slides and files as used in the videos, which can be completed while watching or saved for later.
  • Open forum for quick problem solving.

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