Company Valuation for Mergers and Acquisitions


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21 - 23 October 2015

Training Programme overview

This three day training programme is designed to give participants a thorough grounding in the principles of company valuation for mergers and acquisitions and includes company valuation methods including Discounted Cash Flow and will explore the key aspects of aquisitions including strategic decision making and the treatment of synergies. The workshops are suitable for delegates from quoted companies, companies that are considering an acquisition, private companies considering flotation, and advisory firms. Delegates are not required to have any prior knowledge of company valuation or acquisitions, but will need to be familiar with company financial statements.

Why attend the course?

The workshops are modular in structure, allowing participants to select the days most relevant to their needs. Participants can sign up for each day separately or all three consecutively.

Day One: An Introduction to Valuation
An introduction to all valuation methods, using a range of mini case-studies to illustrate when and how to apply each method. This workshop includes an introduction to Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) analysis.

Day Two: DCF Valuation
Participants will explore in more detail the the assumptions required to produce a DCF valuation. They will discuss case-study companies, reviewing key assumptions and the impact on valuation.

Day Three: Acquisitions
Participants will review the key aspects of acquisitions from strategic decisions through to process and structuring. They will explore valuation for acquisition, looking specifically at stand-alone value versus value to buyer and treatment of synergies.

Who should attend
This three-day course has been designed to appeal to the following professionals:

  • Company Secretarial Staff
  • Investor Relations professionals
  • Financial PR
  • Finance Directors/Managers
  • Lawyers and Accountants
  • Equity Sales
  • New joiners in the following functions:
    - Corporate Finance
    - M&A Advisory
    - Equity Analysis
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Financial Analysts

18 CPD points: This programme is accredited for CPD points by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Location: London Stock Exchange, 10 Paternoster Square, London EC4M 7LS.

Course fee: £ 1,750 + VAT or £695 + VAT per day