For whom?

The programme 'Structuring & Financing M&A Deals' is targeted towards:

  • General managers about to embark or already responsible for making a success of an acquisition
  • Business development or M&A managers responsible for your company’s acquisition process
  • Financial experts looking to broaden your knowledge of the overall M&A process
  • Functional managers in controlling, finance or human resources playing a role in the acquisition process of their company

The programme requires:

  • Minimum three years of working experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of financial management, including understanding and interpreting a company’s financial statements (balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement), financial statement analysis, valuing investment projects and companies (based upon NPV, DCF, and multiples), components of the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (including CAPM), and financing alternatives available to companies.

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A learning experience with real impact on your operations? A management programme tailored to the specific needs of your business? Contact us and discover how we can design and deliver customised programmes for your team that add genuine value to your organisation.

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