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MA Concepts and Theories - Advanced Topics

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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the MA Concepts and Theories - Advanced Topics Certificate in collaboration with New York Institute of Finance - NYIFx. Learn advanced topics in M&A including financial accounting, financing the deal, and the all-important understanding of the seller’s viewpoint.

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Overview

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • 1 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Prerequisites: None

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    100 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 100 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
  • National

    100 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 100 USD for the full programme during 1 months.

Funding

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