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Corporate Finance Training Course

A complete practical guide to the mechanics of modern corporate finance

4 - 6 November 2019

London, UK, Venue TBC

Agenda Summary (access the full agenda to Corporate Finance here)

  • The Role of the Participants in Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Valuation Techniques
  • Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) & the Discount Rate
  • Preparations for Flotation
  • Equity Issue Methods
  • Subsequent (“Secondary”) Issues
  • Reasons for and Types of Acquisitions (Including Effect of Synergies)
  • Private Equity, LBOs & MBOs
  • Financial Structuring
  • Public Take-Overs and Mergers
  • Hostile Public Take-Overs

Case Studies and Practical Sessions

  • Proposing terms for a sell-side and a buy-side mandate
  • Valuing an MBO opportunity
  • Identify the rationale for flotation
  • Evaluating a recent IPO
  • Analysing a recent rights issues of a PLC
  • Understanding vendors’ motivations
  • A recent private equity deal
  • Structuring an LBO deal
  • Participants analyse a competitive bid situation and recommend to shareholders which offer to accept
  • Participants analyse a hostile take-over bid and suggest the strategy and tactics to be used by the bidder and the target