Why this programme?

Buying a company as an individual requires thorough preparation. Before taking this important step, it is essential to ask the right questions. This programme will enable you to:

  • Reflect on your own possibilities regarding buying a company
  • Investigate various channels to explore companies that are being sold
  • Better understand how you can realise a financial return from an acquisition
  • Ask the right strategic questions when assessing the potential of a takeover candidate
  • Draw up a business plan to justify a company takeover to, for example, a bank
  • Pin a value on the acquisition target
  • Investigate the different financial options for financing the transaction
  • Determine a negotiation strategy with the seller and other stakeholders
  • Find your way in the main legal documents
  • Develop an implementation plan after the takeover
  • Understand and guide your external advisors in this process
In addition, you join the extensive network of Vlerick Alumni.

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