Entrepreneurial Finance with Prof. Cyril Demaria

A seat on the board, strong conditions in the shareholders’ agreement, or preferred shares: venture investors have many ways to protect their interests, says Prof. Cyril Demaria. He has been an investor as well as a scholar for over two decades and teaches the program Entrepreneurial Finance: Venture Capital Financing at the Amsterdam Institute of…

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AIF PE Private Equity View from the classroom 1200

View from the classroom: discover the inner workings of Private Equity with private markets expert Professor Cyril Demaria. Working in Private Equity demands a diverse skill set from finance professionals. There are just so many things to keep track of: not only do they need to manage regular business operations, but also navigate tax planning,…

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Bank Asset-Liability Management AIF

“The story is still unfolding, so the final ‘lessons learned’ could differ from what I say here. But, in essence, it does appear that traditional and fundamental principles of bank asset-liability management (ALM) were not applied at SVB,” states Prof. Moorad Choudhry. We are excited to share with you some valuable insights from our esteemed…

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Alumni tell us ME AFSA

Participants tell us about inspiring days full of knowledge and networking opportunities. “A program that everyone should follow” and “the study material contained exactly the depth I was looking for.” These are just two comments from participants in programs at the Amsterdam Institute of Finance (AIF).  Ardi Pratama from Indonesia followed the three-day program Understanding Global…

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Psychology of Risk AIF

Professor Stefan Zeisberger talks to us about the psychological pitfalls in the decision-making process, which is still an underexposed topic in the world of finance. Stefan Zeisberger is Professor at Radboud University (Netherlands) and at the University of Zurich (Switzerland). Previously he held positions at, among others, the California Institute of Technology and Stony Brook…

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Unlocking Value in Volatile Markets Paolo Fulghieri

By Professor Paolo Fulghieri, Macon G. Patton Distinguished Professor of Finance at the Kenan-Flagler Business School of the University of North Carolina (UNC). The program Unlocking Value in Volatile Markets: An advanced valuation program was conceived in a rather serendipitous way. A few years ago, I was contacted through UNC by a major US producer…

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5 most popular articles in 2022

21 December, 2022 17:53

What are the most popular articles on AIF.nl in 2022? Discover the 5 most frequently read reports, interviews and insights: 1. The big ambitions of M&A Community partner AIFFrans van Loef (Chair of AIF’s Advisory Board) sets a high bar for the Amsterdam Institute of Finance. 2. The value of ValuationA view from the classroom…

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On March 8, 2023 we kick off the new AIF year with the challenging and inspiring Fintech – The Disruption of Finance by Technology program, taught by Professor of Finance Raghu Rau (Cambridge Judge Business School). In this 3-day Fintech program you will discover the impact of automation, AI, big data and blockchains on finance…

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Whether it’s because of technological changes, new competition or macroeconomic developments, increasingly organizations find themselves facing volatility in their markets. Novel, advanced approaches to valuation can help CFOs and other decision-makers to better evaluate their investment decisions in this dynamic environment, argues Paolo Fulghieri, Macon G. Patton Distinguished Professor of Finance at the Kenan-Flagler Business…

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The Amsterdam Institute of Finance is one of the partners of the Dutch M&A Community, the leading platform for professionals working in M&A, Corporate Finance and Private Equity. The collaboration will bring both parties many benefits, promises Frans van Loef, Chair of AIF’s Advisory Board. Van Loef sets a high bar: “We want to continue…

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