Strategic Issues and Deal Structuring in Mergers and Acquisitions

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Course overview

'Strategic Issues and Deal Structuring in Mergers and Acquisitions' aims to provide delegates, who already have transaction experience, essential knowledge in executing mergers and acquisitions.

Build on your existing M&A transaction experience and gain new insight into today's market practices and procedures, accounting issues, acquisition and defence strategies.

Summary of course content

  • Rationale for takeovers
  • Synergies and strategy
  • Structuring investment/transaction
  • Leveraged buyouts and management buyouts
  • Private transactions vs. public offers
  • Hostile take-overs
  • Post merger management
  • New techniques in company valuation


  • Formal lecture sessions
  • Heavy emphases on worked examples, case studies and simulation exercises
  • Interactive computer-based case studies to encourage delegates to think more about strategic issues

Who should attend this training course?

  • M&A specialists
  • Corporate finance managers
  • Strategic planners
  • Finance directors and CFOs
  • Management or strategic consultants
  • Corporate treasurers
  • M&A lawyers, accountants and tax specialists
  • Market regulators and government agencies involved in privatisations

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