Corporate Finance School

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Overview

The course is based on case studies and model building and covers all the practical aspects of the major corporate finance activities including:

Day 1: Valuation by WACC and by multiples

Day 2: M&A Structuring, synergies, due diligence and pro forma analysis

Day 3: Highly Leveraged Transactions: LBOs

Day 4: IPO Marketing and Underwriting

Day 5: Restructuring in Financial Distress


The course is built around actual case studies illustrating current practices including:

  • BA/Iberia merger;
  • Marathon corporate restructuring; Tommy Hilfiger LBO;
  • Phelps Dodge M&A valuation; Royal Bank of Scotland; Allianz;
  • Real estate company and Islamic Finance case;
  • and many others.

The case study work will include team based negotiation and excel modelling (using spreadsheets supplied).

The course is delivered by Paul Richards, who has substantial banking expertise and experience of delivering courses in finance to banks and financial institutions all over the world. He has also taught MBAs and Masters in Finance students in leading UK business schools.

Course objectives

The course delivers in-depth exposure to all the main corporate finance disciplines including valuation, M&A and acquisition financing, LBOs and debt restructuring as well as the associated model-building.

Teaching techniques

This course is ideally suited for:

  • The course is delivered by means of a combination of short lecture session followed by practical case studies some of which involve using excel models.
  • The sessions are highly interactive and questions and attendee participation is encouraged.
  • Case study work also involves negotiation which is undertaken in small groups.
  • The concepts taught, the exercises and the case studies are designed to be of practical benefit to attendees and are immediately usable in the workplace

About The BIBF
The BIBF plays a vital role in the training and development of human capital in the Middle East and North Africa. Their commitment to excellence has strengthened their position as the leading educational provider across all major business disciplines.

They serve as a partner to numerous world-class institutions; delivering thought leadership, assessment and training in the areas of Banking, Accounting & Finance, Assessment & Development, English & Business Communication, Human Resources, Information Technology, Insurance, Interpersonal Skills, Islamic Finance, Leadership & Management, Marketing, Sales & PR, and Project Management.

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Why us


We have a combined experience of over 60 years providing learning solutions to the world’s major organisations and are privileged to have contributed to their success. We view our clients as partners and focus on understanding the needs of each organisation we work with to tailor learning solutions to specific requirements.

We are proud of our record of customer satisfaction. Here is why you should choose us to help you achieve your goals and accelerate your career:

  • Quality – our clients consistently rate our performance ‘excellent’ or ‘outstanding’. Our average overall score awarded to us by our clients is nine out of ten.
  • Track record – we have delivered training solutions for 95% of worlds’ top 100 banks and have trained over 250,000 professionals.
  • Knowledge – our 150 strong team of industry specialist trainers are world leading financial leaders and commentators, ensuring our knowledge base is second to none.
  • Reliability – if we promise it, we deliver it. We have delivered over 20,000 events both in person and online, using simultaneous translation to delegates from over 180 countries.
  • Recognition – we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council and the CPD Certification Service. In an independent review by Feefo we scored 96% on service and 95% on product