Mergers and Acquisitions: Concepts and Theories

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  • Study type: Online
  • Starts: Anytime
  • Price: Free
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Course Description

Discover the mergers and acquisitions industry

In this introductory course you will get an overview of the major aspects of the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) industry.

You’ll discover the theories and concepts that underpin mergers and acquisitions, and learn the skills involved in executing transactions, from a deal’s inception to post-merger integration.

Please note that this course is free to join but, in order to complete the Mergers and Acquisitions program, you will need to obtain a certificate on each of the courses.

What topics will you cover?

Week 1 - Overview and buyer strategies

Emerging market issues and the buyer’s viewpoint

Week 2- Finding and pricing a deal

How to start the acquisitions, risks and approaches to valuations

Week 3 - Special valuation cases

Through case studies explore emerging markets, premiums and discounts

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

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Who is the course for?

This course is ideal for financial analysts and associates. It is also suitable for directors and managers who have transitioned, or hope to transition, to mergers and acquisitions from other areas, such as equities or fixed income.

Who developed the course?

New York Institute of Finance

The New York Institute of Finance (NYIF) is a global leader in training for financial services and related industries. NYIF trains 50,000 professionals online and in class, in over 120 countries.