1. Describe the major components of the financial system. Discuss the role and functions of financial markets.
2. Explain the different types of debt instruments. What are the issues which need to be resolved in order to make the Indian debt market more efficient and vibrant? Discuss.
3. What do you understand by Venture Capital? Discuss the various modes of financing by Venture Capital funds. Explain the difference exist routes available to a Venture Capitalist from an investee company.
4. Explain the mechanism of factoring and components of ‘cost of factoring’. Discuss the present position of factoring services in India.
5. Distinguish between Mergers and Takeovers and discuss the motives behind them. Describe the steps involved in merger and the role of merchant banks in this context.