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Good intro books to investment banking and financial modelling?

I'm new to investment banking and looking for a few books to get me started on that, as well as introductory Excel skills and financial modelling.

Do the seniors here have any recommendations? Thanks!

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  • Might sound stupid, but the Dummies book on investment banking is actually quite good. 
  • BelialBelial BelgiumPosts: 1 Associate
    Regarding Investment Banking I would start with a corporate finance textbok like the one from Vernimmen & Quiry or Berk & DeMarzo. For M&A / investment banking go with the textbook from Rosenbaum.
    With regards to financial modelling, Beninga & Damodaran can be useful references (both textbooks and spreadsheets found on their websites). Then you've got the financial modelling training like Break Into Wall Street / Wall Street Prep / Wall Street Training (i like BIWS for the sector packages). I think Macabacus is a very useful reference (both add-in and the learning resources). There are also free things you can find in blogs and Youtube channels if you have got time (which I personnally don't) of some M&A analysts or ex-analysts who like to show off their skills.
    That is all I can think of.
    Regarding Excel you can find loads of resources, training, certifications, etc. I could not advise which ones to pick.
    edg94
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