Following on from the first introductory course about mergers and acquisitions, this course looks in more detail at major aspects of the mergers and acquisitions industry.
You’ll get an overview of accounting and projections for mergers and acquisitions and learn more about financing deals. You will also spend time considering the seller’s viewpoint as well as touching on disclosure of acquisitions, hostile takeover defences and private equity.
By the end of the Mergers and Acquisitions - Advanced Theory course offered by FutureLearn in partnership with the New York Institute of Finance, you'll be able to...
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What topics will you cover?
Financial accounting, projections, how to finance the deal, and the seller’s viewpoint
Explore the seller’s viewpoint through case studies, then explore in more depth first offers, disclosure, hostile takeover defenses and private equity
This course is ideal for financial analysts and associates. It is also suitable for directors and managers who have transitioned, or hope to transition, to mergers and acquisitions from other areas, such as equities or fixed income.
To get the most from this course you will need a good knowledge of financial analysis and MS Excel.
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