Mergers and Acquisitions: Advanced Theory
Posted 1 year 1 month ago by New York Institute of Finance
Take a closer look at the processes behind mergers and acquisitions
Following on from the first introductory course about mergers and acquisitions, this course looks in more detail at major aspects of the mergers and acquisitions industry.
Youâ€™ll get an overview of accounting and projections for mergers and acquisitions and learn more about financing deals. You will also spend time considering the sellerâ€™s viewpoint as well as touching on disclosure of acquisitions, hostile takeover defences and private equity.
This course is ideal for financial analysts and associates. It is also suitable for directors and managers who have transitioned, or hope to transition, to mergers and acquisitions from other areas, such as equities or fixed income.
To get the most from this course you will need a good knowledge of financial analysis and MS Excel.
- Identify the types of takeover defenses
- Demonstrate how to disclose an acquisition
- Identify the purpose, advantages, and disadvantages of the Letter of Intent
- Interpret the meaning of the First Offer
- Explain the steps involved in the Sale process
- Evaluate how to use an Investment Bank
- Explore the seller's viewpoint
- Investigate Contingent Payments
- Summarise New Debt, New Equity, and Private Equity
- Identify the M&A Finance sources
- Explore the list of synergies developed by the Investment Bank and Buyer
- Interpret the concepts of Affordability and Earnings per Share Dilution
- Identify the concepts of M&A Financial Accounting