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Series 79 Top-Off: Investment Banking Representative Exam Training

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FINRA Series 79 Top-off Exam Prep & Study Materials

Pass the first time! Knopman Marks offers an industry-leading training package with a 96% first-time pass rate for this exam. Our FINRA Series 79 Top-Off Exam course includes comprehensive study materials and the ability to ask questions day and night, evenings and weekends. This training course will instill you with the confidence needed to pass your first time around!

Our Current Pass Rate is 96%

Course Includes:

  • Textbook (Physical & Electronic Versions)
  • Online & Printable Practice Exams
  • 10+ hrs of Video Lectures (3 Lessons)
  • 300+ Digital Flashcards
  • Mobile App for offline training (iPhone & iPad)
  • Downloadable Class Supplements
  • Assessment, Diagnostic and Benchmark Exams
  • Personal Instructor Support

New Series 79 Curriculum:

  • Lesson 1: Securities Registration, Securities Underwriting
    and Capital Markets
    • Securities Registration Process
    • SEC Filings
    • Securities Underwriting Process
    • Securities Underwriting Regulations
    • Exemptions from Registration
  • Lesson 2: Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation
    • Income Statement
    • Balance Sheet
    • Statement of Cash Flows
    • Profit Multiples
    • Equity Value vs. Enterprise Value
    • Comparable Companies
    • Precedent Transactions
    • Discounted Cash Flow Analysis
  • Lesson 3: Mergers & Acquisitions, Tender Offers and Bankruptcy
    • M&A Process
    • M&A Documents
    • Tender Offer Regulations
    • Share Repurchases
    • Bankruptcy Process

About the Exam:

  • Number of Questions: 75 graded multiple-choice + 10 ungraded questions
  • Time to Complete: 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • Passing Score: 73%
  • Co-requisite: SIE Exam
  • Recommended Study Time: 50 to 75 hours

Content Outline:

View the Series 79 Content Outline


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Nicole M.

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