The MA Concepts and Theories - Advanced Topics Certifiicate is part of the Mergers and Acquisitions (MA) Professional Certificate offered by EdX in partnership with New York Institute of Finance - NYIFx.
If your goal is a career on a broker-dealer’s M&A desk, this is the course for you! This course will dive deeper into advanced M&A topics.
We’ll look at the list of synergies developed by the Investment Bank and buyer and learn about the various sources to finance M&A.
We’ll also look at the steps involved in the sale process, understand the meaning of “First Offer”, and learn how to disclose an acquisition. We’ll wrap up this course with a look at the various types of takeover defenses.
What you'll learn
- Concepts of M&A Financial Accounting and Projections
- How to finance a deal
- Seller’s viewpoint in a M&A deal
- The sale process
- Hostile takeover defenses
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Session 1: M&A Financial Accounting and Projections
- Lesson 1: M&A Financial Accounting and Projections: Overview
- Lesson 2: Coming Up with Realistic Assumptions
- Case Studies
Session 2: Financing the Deal
- Lesson 1: M&A Finance Sources
- Lesson 2: New Debt
- Lesson 3: New Equity
- Lesson 4: Contingent Payment
Session 3: Seller’s Viewpoint
- Lesson 1: The Seller’s Viewpoint
- Lesson 2: Using an Investment Bank
- Lesson 3: The Sale Process
- Case Studies
Session 4: Other Areas of Interest
- Lesson 1: First Offer
- Lesson 2: Disclosure of Acquisitions
- Lesson 3: Hostile Takeover Defenses
- Lesson 4: Private Equity
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- 1 months
- 1 hrs/week
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesEconomics Business Administration Finance View 312 other Short Courses in Business Administration in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Level: Intermediate
- Prerequisites: None
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International100 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 100 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
National100 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 100 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.