M&A Structuring, Leveraged Transactions (LBOs), IPOs & Restructuring in Distressed Debt

* Claim back your VAT
Find out more

Request a different date or location for this course (we regularly add courses following requests).


* Claim back your VAT
Find out more


This course represents module 2 of Corporate Finance Academy (Modular Course).

This course represents the second part of the Corporate Finance Academy (link to full course) which made up of 2 individually bookable parts. Choose to attend the module most relevant to you or book the whole academy and save £1,995.

Part 2 of the Corporate Finance Academy offers delegates to further their knowledge surrounding key areas of Corporate Finance. In particular it will look at M&A Structuring, Leveraged Transactions (LBOs), IPOs & Restructuring in Distressed Debts. This includes all structuring and financing issues around M&A, building models for LBOs, understanding IPOs, and gaining knowledge on issues surrounding flotation, and looking at restructuring when companies are under distress.

It will be split into 4 distinct sections

  • M&A Structuring, Synergies and Due Diligence
  • Highly Leveraged Transactions: LBOs
  • IPO Marketing and Underwriting
  • Restructuring in Financial Distress

Highly Leveraged Transactions: LBOs
Participants will be able to:

Build a leveraged buyout model with a valuation model and maximum debt capacity
Analyse the debt and equity sources of finance that drive the LBO model
Determine the key accounting and financing scenarios which drive the sensitivities
Build a sensitivity model including IRR in order to evaluate investors returns

IPO Marketing and Underwriting
Participants will be able to:

Obtain an appreciation of the elements that contribute to a successful flotation
Develop a sound knowledge of the methods of marketing IPOs
How to select the appropriate underwriting technique
Be able to discuss IPOs with greater confidence

Restructuring in Financial Distress
Participants will be able to:

Enhance their analytical skills in restructuring and corporate recovery situations
Develop their awareness of the various techniques available
Identify some of the problems and pitfalls to avoid
Acquire a powerful guide to corporate recovery skills and crisis management

Teaching techniques

The course is delivered by means of a combination of short lecture sessions 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 involves accounting, valuation and modelling
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

Related Courses



Do you have five or more people interested in attending this course? Do you want to tailor it to meet your company's exact requirements? If you'd like to do either of these, we can bring this course to your company's office. You could even save up to 50% on the cost of sending delegates to a public course.

To find out more about running this course in-house:

Our Tailored Learning Offering

If you want to run this course at a location convenient to you or if you want a completely customised learning solution, we can help.

We produce learning solutions that are completely unique to your business. We'll guide you through the whole process, from the initial consultancy to evaluating the success of the full learning experience. Our learning specialists ensure you get the maximum return on your training investment.


We can offer any of our public courses delivered at your office or we can devise completely tailored solutions:

Read more about our offering or complete a call back request to speak to a learning specialist.


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