Once a company has merged or been acquired there are a number of key processes that can help ensure the deal is successful.
On this course you will explore some of these processes and learn how to apply accounting and federal income tax principles to project earnings and cash flows, specifically of the post-combination entity.
By the end of the Mergers and Acquisitions - Accounting Principles 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?
Equity methods of consideration and the cost method, its sub-categories, and consolidation
Explore purchase accounting in detail and other areas like Internal Revenue Code Section 338, tax deductible goodwill and intangibles
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 solid MS Excel skills and an understanding of financial accounting and of mergers and acquisitions concepts and structures.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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