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Investment Banking Mergers And Acquisitions 101

Investment Banking Mergers And Acquisitions 101

Welcome to my course “Mergers and Acquisitions 101” If you are new to investment banking this will introduce you to some of the key concepts and how the M&A process works.


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Welcome to my course “Mergers and Acquisitions 101” If you are new to investment banking this will introduce you to some of the key concepts and how the M&A process works.

Of course, I cannot distill 30 years experience into a short course but I have done my best to bring you as much valuable detail in the time available.

If you are an entrepreneur, then this course will help you to start to get to grips with the process of mergers and acquisitions. And its always smart to have as much information as you can before you start dealing with investment bankers – I should know, I am one!

Author Biography

John is a senior technology investment banker with over 30 years experience.

After serving for five years as a British army officer and reaching the rank of Captain, John began his career in finance at Hoare Govett Corporate Finance in 1988 before joining WestLB in 1992 where, from 1998, he specialized in the Technology Sector.

John was subsequently asked to join SG Cowen (Societe Generale’s US-based Technology Investment Bank) to lead the European Mergers & Acquisitions team in Technology Services.

He has originated cross-border M&A transactions in Europe, USA and Far East and advised on several medium-sized European acquisitions including German listed Novasoft AG for Ciber Inc. and the Heidleberger Zement acquisition of Indocement in the Philippines.

Since 2008 John has developed a digital technology business focused around Online Courses, podcasting and speaking at conferences. John has over 68,000 students worldwide in 183 countries.

John is an Graduate of Magdalene College, Cambridge (MA), graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, and has an MBA (with Distinction) from Cass Business School.

Course Information

Any Entrepreneur considering selling a business at some point in the future Students of Investment Banking who want to gain insights not in their text books Professional Advisers who believe they can still learn a thing or two! Senior Managers who need to improve their Corporate Finance knowledge.

Approach the sale of their company with greater confidence Better understand the role of Advisers and how to manage them Gain valuable insights into the Sales Process to avoid making expensive mistakes Gain an introduction to Negotiation.

In this course you will discover:

What is meant by Mergers and Acquisitions
The difference between a Merger and an Acquisition
Why companies merge
Why companies make Acquisitions
What we mean by Synergies
Who the Advisory player are in the M&A market
How Acquisitions are financed
How companies are value in Mergers and Acquisitions
The Mergers and Acquisitions process
What is a Negotiation
The Principles of Negotiation
The Principles of Exchange
Setting Objectives in Negotiation

Students who are pursuing CFA, MBA (finance), CA
Professionals in the field of investment banking/equity research

• Lifetime Access to Each Course
• Certificate on Completion of Course
• No Extra Charges Or Admin Fees
• Easy Access to Courses
• High Priority Support After Sales.
• Big Discounts on Individual Courses

Course Specifications

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Course duration is 24 hours.

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