This is an advanced, one day, corporate finance training course which focuses on the latest developments in the different types of corporate finance deals. It is aimed at participants who have at least a moderate amount of transaction experience.
The programme begins with a focus on the technical aspects of mergers and acquisitions, addressing the latest changes and adaptations in the methodology of executing transactions. Both private and public company deals are considered with plenty of examples.
The course then proceeds with a review of the different valuation techniques that are currently being deployed in corporate deals, addressing the trends in the market and also modifications that have been incorporated into traditional techniques. Debt and equity markets are also covered, with an emphasis on the latest developments in IPOs, secondary issues, the attitude of debt financiers and the use of convertibles.
Finally, the course considers the private equity market and the changing factors that are influencing the nature of deals and their frequency, including operational factors, financing and exit routes.
Overall, this seminar comprises a thorough coverage of the latest deal execution techniques, set against the background of current markets.