The course is an introduction to advanced corporate finance. We will be furthering previous knowledge of corporate finance discussing corporate valuation, extraordinary financial operations, dividend policy and share buybacks. In detail, students will be presented with the methods, guidelines and examples of corporate valuation processes from the point of view of external and internal investors. We will analyze the logic that guides dividend policies and share buybacks, in line with market principles and the creation of value criterion for corporate investors and stakeholders. Finally, the main extraordinary financial operations (IPOs, capital increases, mergers and acquisitions) will be presented with practical examples.