How and why do strategic perspectives of financial institutions differ by class and region? Strategies of Banks and Other Financial Institutions: Theories and Cases is an introduction to global financial institutions that presents both theoretical and actual aspects of markets and institutions. The book encompasses depository and non-depository Institutions; money markets, bond markets, and mortgage markets; stock markets, derivative markets, and foreign exchange markets; mutual funds, insurance, and pension funds; and private equity and hedge funds. It also addresses Islamic financing and consolidation in financial institutions and markets. Featuring up-to-date case studies in its second half, Strategies of Banks and Other Financial Institutions proposes a useful theoretical framework and strategic perspectives about risk, regulation, markets, and challenges driving the financial sectors.
- Describes theories and practices that define classes of institutions and differentiate one financial institution from another
- Presents short, focused treatments of risk and growth strategies by balancing theories and cases
- Places Islamic banking and finance into a comprehensive, universal perspective
1. Strategies and Structure of Financial Institutions 2. Regulatory Environment of Financial Institutions 3. Risks Inherent in Financial Institution Financial Markets and Instruments-I 4. Money Markets, Bond Markets and Mortgage Markets Financial Markets and Instruments-II 5. Stock Markets, Derivative Markets and Foreign Exchange Markets 6. Strategies of Depository Institutions Strategies of Non-Depository Institutions-I 7. Investment Banks and Finance Companies Strategies of Non-Depository Institutions-II 8. Mutual Funds, Insurance, Pension Funds 9. Private Equity and Hedge Funds 10. Islamic Influence 11. Consolidation in the Financial Institutions and Markets
Part B Cases on Universal Banks Cases on Mortgage Institutions and Credit Unions Cases on Investment Banks Cases on Investment Management Companies Cases on Insurance Cases on Pension Funds Cases on Private Equity Cases on Hedge Funds Cases on Islamic Banks Cases on Sovereign Wealth Funds
Dr. B. Rajesh Kumar is Professor of Finance at the Institute of Management Technology, Dubai International Academy City, UAE. He earned his PhD in Management from the Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Kharagpur. He has published over 40 empirical research papers in refereed international journals and is the author of six books. His co-authored research works have been cited in the popular financial press, such as The Financial Times, Money Week and The Economist.
He has published three books with Elsevier/Academic Press including the recently published Strategic Financial Management Casebook that strategically uses integrative case studies-cases that do not emphasize specific subjects such as capital budgeting or value based management-to provide a framework for understanding strategic financial management. His earlier book, Strategies of Banks and Other Financial Institutions, presents a comprehensive portrait of financial institutions worldwide by balancing their theories of strategy and risk structure with detailed case studies. His book on Valuation Theories and Concepts, offer a broader more holistic perspective on valuation suited to companies and markets worldwide.