Mergers and Acquisitions

Amsterdam Institute of Finance

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  • 5 days
  • in person

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Who should attend

Mergers and Acquisitions is applicable to all those who want to get a solid overview of today’s M&A marketplace, whether you are directly or indirectly involved in M&A.

Optional workshop for less experienced participants

For participants who do not already have a basic financial knowledge (needed for completing valuations), there is an optional workshop available at no extra cost. This workshop will be held in the afternoon and evening before Day 1 of the program.

About the course

Mergers and Acquisitions is a comprehensive, 4-day program designed to provide you with an understanding of both the strategic and financial aspects of mergers and acquisitions, and covers all key aspects of the process.

Participants will build a solid M&A basis through a combination of theory and practice in the form of case studies, group work and a negotiation exercise.

How you will benefit

  • Analyze and understand the reasons for M&A
  • Learn how to value a target
  • Examine the effect of synergies
  • Learn about financing the deal
  • Explore closing and post-merger integration issues
  • Gain practical experience in a an actual case study
  • Participate in negotiating a deal

Optional workshop for less experienced participants For participants who do not already have a basic financial knowledge (needed for completing valuations), there is an optional workshop available at no extra cost. The workshop will be held in the afternoon and evening before Day 1 of the program

Content

OPTIONAL WORKSHOP (afternoon and evening before Day 1)

Basic financial knowledge (needed for completing valuations):

  • Time value of money
  • Financial analysis

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS PROGRAM

  • Introduction to mergers and acquisitions
  • Strategic planning: merger motives
  • Do mergers add value?
  • Acquisition strategy
  • The process of M&A

  • Business valuation

  • Value creation through acquisitions

  • Valuation of a private company

  • Payment method - Effect on performance

  • Deal structuring

  • Financing strategies and leveraged buyouts

  • Takeovers and defensive tactics

  • Negotiating mergers and acquisitions

  • Closing of the deal: due diligence, legal documents and process

  • Post-acquisition integration

Experts

Luisa Alemany

Education Doctora en Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales. Universidad Complutense de Madrid Master of Business Administration. Stanford Graduate School of Business Licenciada en Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales. Universidad Complutense de Madrid Areas of interest Philanthropic Venture Ca...

Klaas de Vries

Klaas de Vries is a partner at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek. As a corporate/M&A specialist, Klaas is the trusted adviser to a number of listed companies, large multinationals and private equity firms on a wide range of issues, including public and private M&A, joint ventures, restructuri...

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