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Corporate Finance Faculty

Growth. Opportunities. Expertise. The Corporate Finance Faculty represents more than 6,000 professionals and more than 70 member organisations from business, investment and advisory, including many from beyond chartered accountancy.

Join the corporate finance faculty

Join a thriving network of advisers, businesses, investors and lenders.

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Corporate Finance Faculty

Get connected with the largest network of professionals involved in corporate finance.

Corporate Financier Magazine

Published ten times a year for members of the Corporate Finance Faculty.

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Corporate Financier magazine

The award-winning Corporate Financier magazine is published ten times a year for members, stakeholders and key associates of the Corporate Finance Faculty.

What is corporate finance?

A working definition of corporate finance.

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What is corporate finance?

The terms "corporate finance" and "corporate financier" tend to be associated with transactions in which capital is raised in order to create, develop, grow or acquire businesses.

Corporate membership

A professional network with more than 6000 members and 70 member organisations.

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Faculty member organisations

The Corporate Finance Faculty’s professional network includes more than 6,000 members and more than 70 member organisations.

Corporate Finance qualification

The qualification for corporate financiers.

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Investing in growth

Raising the right finance in the right way at the right time is vital.

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Investing in growth

Corporate finance is a major area of economic activity. Raising the right finance in the right way at the right time is a vital aspect of entrepreneurship, innovation and development for companies – large and small. Public policy should be devised to help not hinder corporate finance for growth.

Creating new opportunities

There is significant social benefit in corporate finance for business innovation.

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Creating new opportunities

There is an important public interest and significant social benefit in corporate finance for business innovation. In order to engage with new markets, new technology, new deals and new ventures, companies need to access equity capital, debt and alternative finance.

Developing professional expertise

Successful corporate finance requires support from expert professionals.

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Private equity demystified: An Explanatory Guide, Third edition

The third edition of the highly influential book Private Equity Demystified.

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About the faculty

How the faculty is managed and run.


Board and Technical Committee Members

The Corporate Finance Faculty's executive staff at ICAEW reports to the faculty’s Board. The Technical Committee is the Corporate Finance Faculty's technical and regulatory advisory forum

Cyber-Security in Corporate Finance

Understanding, anticipating and managing the risks in Cyber Security in Corporate Finance is crucial for all company directors and advisers; it is not an issue to be dealt with only by IT and technical specialists.

CFF Annual Review 2014

Highlights of the corporate finance faculty activity and financial statement 2014.

Corporate Finance Faculty AGM 2015

The annual general meeting of the Corporate Finance Faculty was held on 6 May 2015 at 12:00 at the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Chartered Accountants’ Hall, Moorgate Place, London.

The Business Finance Guide

A unique guide that sets out the main things to consider and outlines sources of finance available to businesses.

Annual Reception 2014 awards corporate finance success

Business advisers, company directors, investors and policy-makers attended the Honourable Artillery Company for a lively evening of networking and celebration.