Introduction to Corporate Finance


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18 - 20 November 2015



This course has been designed to give a practical introduction to the key elements of corporate finance. Both equity and debt capital market transactions are covered, the latter in a one day module that is both an optional addition to the first two days – which concentrate on strategy, valuation, IPOs,and M&A – as well as a standalone course.

Why attend?

Through a combination of presentations, case-studies and worked examples, the course will develop your knowledge of the following key areas:

  • the underlying drivers of company worth
  • valuation methodologies and techniques
  • equity and debt finance raising including IPOs MBOs and LBOs
  • the role of venture capital and the major transaction structures
  • corporate restructures and financing alternatives
  • public to private transactions

Course agenda

Day One - Understanding and valuing the company

  • Evaluating corporate strategy
  • Analysing the cost of capital
  • Comapny valuation
  • Discounted cash flow analysis

Day Two - M&A and raising finance in the equity markets

  • Secondary issues
  • Mergers and acquistions
  • Public offers
  • Corporate restructuring

Day Three - Debt markets and structured financing

  • The Eurobonds market
  • Asset securitisation
  • Venture capital, LBOs and MBOs
  • Negotiating the terms of a leveraged buyout
  • Public to private transactions

Who should attend

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

  • corporate finance executives
  • financial analysts
  • portfolio managers
  • M&A advisers
  • lawyers
  • accountants.

Additionally the course will benefit managers and directors responsible for corporate planning and strategy in their organisations, including:

  • corporate treasurers
  • heads of finance
  • finance directors/finance managers

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

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