The program is designed for all those who need to understand the M&A market and how transactions are structured. Its aim is to provide, to explain the M & A process for both public and private transactions and to identify why most deals fail and only some are successful. It focuses on the M & A strategies and the impact on the procedures, due diligence issues and a thorough evaluation of the technical and matrix driven decision trees one has to work through when dealing with potential transactions.
By attending this programme, you will: • Understand the rationale of M&A compared with organic growth or joint ventures • Be aware of the critical importance of synergies • Know how due diligence should be carried out to minimize problems • Understand the alternatives for structuring and financing transactions • Understand the process of buying and selling a private companies • Develop a Financial Model to evaluate opportunities Course Agenda Highlights • Rationale for corporate Growth by Take-over’s • The Rationale for specific transactions: Synergies & Benefits • Due Diligence Friendly and Hostile Deals • Planning for M&A • Structuring Transactions: Valuing & Financing the Transaction • Post-merger integration • How Does the Integration Process Affect Value Creation? • Post merger integration: lessons to be learned • Mergers & Acquisitions: Public Company Take-overs • Public Offers the Rules • Public Offers: the Timetables • Public Offers: Bidder Strategies & Tactics (recommended and hostile bids )Public Offers: Target Strategies & Tactics (hostile bids) • Private Transactions: Setting the scene • Key aspects (acquisition versus disposing) • Private Transactions: the 4 Key Stages (sell-side) • Private Transaction the documentation