Nicholas Burgess

University of Oxford - Said Business School

Park End Street

Oxford, OX1 1HP

Great Britain

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“  Electronic Rates & Algorithmic Trading, Machine Learning Applications in Finance, Financial Strategy, Private Equity, Flow & Exotic Derivatives Pricing  ”

Scholarly Papers (48)

1.

Cross Currency Swap Theory & Practice - An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide of How to Price Cross Currency Swaps and Calculate the Basis Spread

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Cross Currency Swaps, Marked-to-Market, Notional Resetting, Counterparty Credit Risk, CSA, Collateral Posting, FX Forward Rates, Present Value, Pricing, Par Spread, Basis Spread

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How to Price Swaps in Your Head - An Interest Rate Swap & Asset Swap Primer

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 31 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2017
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 6,209 (2,411)
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Interest Rate Swap, Asset Swap, Par Rate, Swap Rate, PV01, DV01, Duration, Convexity, Credit Risk, Asset Swap Spread, Yield-Yield Method, Par-Par Method, Par Adjustments, Excel Pricing & Risk

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An Overview of the Vasicek Short Rate Model

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2017
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 3,829 (5,482)
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Vasicek Model, Short Rate Models, Bond Pricing

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Par-Par Asset Swap Spreads: An Illustration of How to Price Asset Swaps

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2016
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Asset Swap, Credit Risk, Asset Swap Spread, Yield-Yield Method, Par-Par Method, Par Adjustments, Accrued Interest, Dirty Price, Clean Price

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Tenor Basis Swap Formulae

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Apr 2017
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Tenor Basis Swaps, Basis Spread, Present Value, Pricing, Annuity

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An Introduction to Arbitrage Trading Strategies

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Apr 2023
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 3,007 (8,099)

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Arbitrage, Trading Strategies, Mispricing, Volatility, Structured Products, Capital Structure, Stocks, Equity, Credit Derivatives, Bonds, Options

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Understanding Bonds, Pricing and the Risks ‘My Name Is Bond, James Bond’

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2023
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Bond, dirty price, clean price, accrued interest, yield to maturity, internal rate of return, cash flows, optimization, Newton-Raphson, low latency, DV01

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Libor Benchmark Reform: An Overview of Libor Changes and Its Impact on Yield Curves, Pricing and Risk

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2020
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 2,268 (12,705)
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Libor, Benchmark Reform, IBOR, Alternative Reference Rate, Risk-Free Rate, SOFR, ESTR, Secured, Unsecured, Yield Curves, Calibration, Risk

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Cash-Settled Swaptions - A Review of Cash-Settled Swaption Pricing

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Feb 2018
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 2,198 (13,373)

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Interest Rate Swaption, Generalized Black-Scholes, Black Model, European Swaption Pricing, Annuity Martingale Measure, Cash / Physical Settlement, Pricing Formulae, Cash Annuity, Swap Stubs

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Martingale Measures & Change of Measure Explained

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 May 2017
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Martingales, Numeraires, Measures, Change of Measure, Girsanov Theorem

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Interest Rate Swaptions - A Review & Derivation of Swaption Pricing Formulae

Journal of Economics and Financial Analysis, Vol:2, No:2 (2018) 87-103
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2022
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 2,095 (14,411)
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Interest Rate Swaps, Swaptions, European Swaption Pricing, Cash/Physical Settlement, Martingale Representation Theorem, Annuity Martingale Measure, Radon-Nikodym Derivative, Change of Measure, Generalized Black-Scholes, Black-76 Model

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Bond Option Pricing using the Vasicek Short Rate Model

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 2,024 (15,159)
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Vasicek Model, Forward Measure, Bond Option Pricing, Jamshidian's Trick

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The Hull-White 1 Factor Convexity Adjustment and the Special Case when the Hull-White and Ho-Lee Models are Equivalent

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 11 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2016
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Hull-White Model, Ho-Lee Model, Convexity Adjustments, Eurodollar Futures

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FX Forward Invariance & Discounting with CSA Collateral

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 31 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2023
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 1,926 (16,412)
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FX Forward Invariance, CSA, Standard CSA, Native CSA, Non-Standard CSA, Yield Curve, Collateralization, Discount Factors

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Convexity Adjustments Made Easy - A Review of Convexity Adjustment Methodologies and Formulae in Interest Rate Markets

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2022
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 1,917 (16,545)
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Convexity Adjustments, Convexity Formulae, Convexity Conundrums, Change of Measure, Radon-Nykodym Derivative, Lognormal, Shifted-Lognormal, Normal, Hull's Method, Linear Swap Rate Method, Replication, Libor In-Arrears Swaps, Constant Maturity Swaps, CMS Caplets, Floorlets and Swaplets

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Credit Derivative Theory & Practice – A Credit Primer & Review of the Impact of ISDA Standardization on Credit Default Swap Pricing & Credit Model Calibration

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2022
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Credit Derivatives, Credit Default Swaps, Credit Index, Credit Event, Credit Tightening, Credit Widening, Survival Probability, Default Probability, Hazard Rate, Loss Given Default (LGD), Recovery Rate, ISDA Standardization, Credit Spread, Par Spread, Risky Annuity, Risky Discount Factor

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An Introduction to Bond Carry Trading Strategies

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 May 2023
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Bonds, Carry, Trade, Strategy, Capital Requirements, Bond Default, Alpha, Benchmark Returns, Sharpe Ratio

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NYU Yield Curve Seminar - An Overview of Yield Curve Calibration & LIBOR Reform

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Apr 2021
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 1,433 (25,920)
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Libor, Benchmark Reform, IBOR, Alternative Reference Rate, Risk-Free Rate, SOFR, ESTR, Secured, Unsecured, Yield Curves, Calibration, Risk

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Cross Currency Swap Trading & Pricing Formulae - A PowerPoint Overview with Excel Pricing Examples

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 May 2019
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 1,354 (28,139)
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Cross Currency Swaps, Xccy Swaps, Trading, Pricing Formula, PowerPoint Overview, Excel Pricing Examples, Rates Trading, Interest Rate Swaps, Yield Curve Construction

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A Review of the Vasicek & Hull-White Models & the Likelihood of Negative Rates

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2018
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Short Rate Models, Vasicek Model, Hull-White Model, Negative Interest Rates, Gaussian Process, Normal Distribution

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Machine Earning – Algorithmic Trading Strategies for Superior Growth, Outperformance and Competitive Advantage

International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, 2(1), 38-60. doi: 10.51483/IJAIML.2.1.2022.38-60.1
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2022
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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algorithmic trading, algos, strategies, artificial intelligence, AI, machine learning, ML, macro environment, Covid19, Coronavirus, PESTEL analysis, growth, value proposition, SWOT analysis, VRINO analysis, strategy canvas, core competencies competitive advantage, mergers and acquisitions, M&A

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Algorithmic Adjoint Differentiation (AAD) for Swap Pricing and DV01 Risk

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 May 2022 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2023
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Interest Rate Swaps, Swap Pricing, Swap Risk, DV01, Algorithmic Differentiation (AD), Tangent Mode, Adjoint Mode, C++, AD By Hand, Professional AD Implementation

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An Introduction to Algorithmic Trading: Opportunities & Challenges within the Systematic Trading Industry

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 22 Oct 2019
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 1,203 (33,513)
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Algorithmic Trading, Systematic Trading, Efficient Market Hypothesis, Trading Systems, Fundamental Analysis, Technical Analysis, Machine Learning, Social Media, Alternative Reference Data, Operational Costs, Hedge Funds, Assets Under Management, High Frequency Trading, Trade Execution, Market Predic

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An Overview of Collateralization Fundamentals & the ISDA Credit Support Annex

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2018
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 1,126 (36,726)
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Central Clearing Counterparty, CCP, Central Clearing House, Cleared Transactions, Bilateral Trading, Exposure Profiles, Netting Sets, Counterparty Valuation Adjustments, XVA, CVA, Collateralization, Break-Clauses, Physical and Cash Settlement, ISDA Master Agreement, Credit Support Annex, Credit Thre

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How to Value Private Companies using Multiples and Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 May 2021
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 1,032 (41,685)

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Corporate Finance, Pricing, Valuation, Private Company, Illiquid, Proxy, Multiples, Discounted Cash Flows, DCF, Cost of Capital, WACC, Growth Rates, Leverage, Lever, Unlever, Beta, EBITDA, Balance Sheet, Cash Flows, Income, Excel

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A Review of the Generalized Black-Scholes Formula & It’s Application to Different Underlying Assets

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2018
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 890 (51,212)
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Generalized Black-Scholes, Derivation, Black Model, Cost of Carry, European Option Pricing, Put-Call Parity, Put-Call Super-Symmetry

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Advanced Yield Curve Calibration, Mixed Interpolation Schemes & How to Incorporate Jumps and the Turn-of-Year Effect

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2021
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Yield Curves, Interest Rates, Discount Factors, Forward Rates, Interpolation, Turn-of-Year, Jumps, Turns, Calibration, Pricing, Discounting

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Brazilian DI1 Interest Rate Futures

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 May 2022
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 618 (82,532)

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Brazil, Futures, Exchange Traded, Onshore, Interest Rates, CDI, Interbank Deposits, Cash Settlement

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Low Latency Interest Rate Markets - Theory, Pricing & Practice (Presentation Slides)

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Feb 2023
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 607 (84,396)

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Electronic Markets, Trading, Quant Finance, High Frequency Trading, Market Making, Interest Rates, Credit Derivatives, Asset Swaps, Pricing, Risk, Yield Curves, Advanced Risk, Real-Time, Peformance, Efficiency, Accuracy, Low Latency, Curve Jacobians, Automatic Adjoint Differentiation, AAD

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Interest Rate Markets & The Forward Rate - Discount Factor Relationship Explained

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2021
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Interest Rate Markets, Yield Curves, Forward Rates, Discount Factors, Calibration, Compounding, State Variables, Interpolation, FED Funds, SOFR

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Are We Heading into a Recession? Yield Curve Inversion as a Recession Predictor

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Sep 2019
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 569 (91,591)
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Yield Curves, Yield Spreads, Term Structure, Inverted, Recession, Prediction, Early Economic Indicator, Federal Reserve

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Quanto Credit Default Swaps Theory, Pricing & Practice

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Dec 2023
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Credit Derivatives, Credit Default Swaps, CDS, Quanto CDS, Par Spread, Market Data, Quanto FX Risks, FX Jump Risk, Hazard Rates, Quanto Effect, Quanto Basis, Implied FX Jumps, Eurozone, Japan, Brazil, Emerging Markets

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Electronic Rates Markets & Low Latency Interest Rate Swap Calculations

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Jun 2022
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Electronic Markets, Swap Execution Facility, SEF, Request-for-Quote, RFQ, Bloomberg, Interest Rate Swaps, IRS, Swap Schedules, High Speed, Low Latency, Dynamic Data, Static Data, Curve Jacobian, Algorithmic Adjoint Differentiation, Speed, Performance Acceleration.

34.

Algorithmic Differentiation Cheat Sheet

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 May 2022 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2023
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Algorithmic Differentiation, Chain-Rule, Tangent Mode, Forwards, Adjoint Mode, Backwards, Reverse, Accuracy, Machine Precision, Low Latency, By Hand, Finance, Risks, Sensitivities

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Exotic Option Pricing using Heston Simulation

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Mar 2022
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Exotic Options, Smile, Skew, Stochastic Volatility, Heston Model, Simulation, Monte Carlo, Euler Discretization, Exact Simulation, Almost Exact Simulation, Negative Variance, Absorption, Reflection, Cholesky Decomposition, Correlation, Integral Freezing, Pricing, Valuation, Python

36.

Quant Notes - How to Solve & Minimize Complex Equations using the Newton-Raphson Method

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 Aug 2021
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 358 (158,091)

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Newton-Raphson, Solve, Minimize, Complex Formula Solving

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Capital Structure & Corporate Finance Techniques to Maximize Firm Value & Investor Returns

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2020
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Capital Structure, Modigliani Miller, Trade-Off Theory, Tax-Shield, Bankruptcy Cost, Debt Financing, Equity Financing, Maximizing Firm Value

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Libor Benchmark Reform: Recipes for Success & Disaster

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Apr 2020
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Libor, Libor Benchmark Reform, Alternative Reference Rates, ARRs, IOSCO Standards, ISDA Protocol, Fall-backs

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Strategic Analysis of Japanese Megabanks - Macro Scenario Analysis of Financial Services

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 Aug 2020
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 258 (222,382)
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Corporate Finance, Macro Scenario Analysis, Financial Services, Japanese Megabanks, Corporate Strategy, PESTEL Analysis, Macro Prediction, Workforce Disruption, Green Finance, New Technologies, Digital Finance, Flexible Workforce, Quantitative Easing, Weak Economies, McKinsey Topology of Uncertainty

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Solving Complex Equations Subject to Constraints Using Lagrangian Constrained Optimization

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2022
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Lagrangian, Constrained Optimization, Minimum, Maximum, Constraints, First Derivative, Lagrange Multiplier, Solver

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Computationally Efficient Zero Coupon Swap Formulae

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 13 Aug 2021
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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zero coupon swaps, zero rate, computationally efficient, swaps, price, present value

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Strategic Analysis of Japanese Megabanks – Strategy Canvas Analysis & Competitor Benchmarking

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 31 Aug 2020
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 225 (254,034)
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Corporate Finance, Japanese Megabanks, Competitor Analysis, Strategy Canvas, Critical Success Factors, Strategic Competitive Advantage, Blue Ocean Opportunities,

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Transforming Projects into Superior Investment Strategies Using Cash Flow Statement Analysis

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2020
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Project Finance, Cash Flow Statements, Working Capital, Cost of Capital, Evaluating Risk, Net Present Value, Optimal Investments, Superior Investment Strategies

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How Risky is your Project Really? Corporate Finance Strategies for Assessing Risk

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2021
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Risk, Expected Return, Beta, Capital Asset Pricing Model, CAPM, Weighted Average Cost of Capital, WACC, Leverage, Lever, Unlever, Debt Financing

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Corporate & Project Finance Valuation Techniques for Maximizing Returns & Superior Growth Strategies

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Aug 2020
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 193 (293,875)
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Corporate Finance, Project Finance, Time Value of Money, Maximizing Returns, Growth Strategies, Cost of Capital, WACC, Discount Factors, Present Value, Perpetuity, Annuity, Firm Value, Debt Value, Takeovers, Acquisitions, Debt Financing

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Strategic Analysis of Japanese Megabanks – Financial Services Industry Analysis

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 Aug 2020
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 183 (306,731)
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Corporate Finance, Japanese Megabanks, Porter's Five Forces, Rivalry, Substitution Threats, Buyer Power, Seller Power, New Market Entrants, Capital Costs, Alliances, Blue Ocean Opportunities

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Strategic Analysis of Japanese Megabanks – Core Competency Development for Competitive Advantage

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2021
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Corporate Finance, Japanese Megabanks, Core Competence, Sustainable Competitive Advantage, VRINO Analysis, Value Chain Analysis, Resource and Capability Assessment, SWOT Analysis

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Strategic Analysis of Japanese Megabanks - Changes in Relative Prioritization of Stakeholders & the Implication for Corporate Strategy

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 Aug 2020
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Stakeholder Prioritization, Corporate Strategy, Japanese Megabanks, Mission Statement, Incentives and Rewards, PESTEL Analysis, Growth Opportunities, Digital Finance, Social Media Trends, Green Finance, Climate Change, Cost-Cutting, Economies of Scale

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Total Downloads: 4,927
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Correlated Monte Carlo Simulation using Cholesky Decomposition

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 May 2022 Last Revised: 13 May 2022
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Multi-Dimensional, Monte Carlo, Simulation, Correlation, Brownian Motion, Ito's Lemma, Cholesky Decomposition, Correlated Random Variables

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Interest Rate Swap Compounding Formulae

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 03 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2021
Nicholas Burgess
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 412 (583,708)

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Interest Rate Swaps, Compounding, Formulae, Geometric, Arithmetic, Float Spread, ISDA