Mergers and Acquisitions: Structuring the Deal

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Mergers and Acquisitions: Structuring the Deal

What is the course about?

Mergers and Acquisitions: Structuring the Deal
The course Mergers and Acquisitions: Structuring the Deal is an online class provided by New York Institute of Finance through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Learn how to structure mergers and acquisitions and discover the documents, tax, and legal structures needed to execute a deal.
Course description
  • Understand the practicalities of mergers and acquisitions
  • 3 weeks
  • This course looks in detail at the different ways in which mergers and acquisitions transactions are structured.
  • You’ll learn about legal structures, stock purchases, asset purchases, tax loss mergers and reverse mergers.
  • As you explore these different transaction structures, you’ll consider the legal and corporate documents involved and the tax implications for both buyer and seller.
  • Identify the seven categories of advanced structuring
  • Describe the accounting rules
  • Explore how tax-free deals are accomplished
  • Assess the meaning of tax-free deals
  • Compare the difference between stock and asset purchase
  • Investigate the tax considerations for buyers and sellers
  • Identify the triangular and reverse triangular structures
  • Classify the three legal structures of M&A along with their advantages and disadvantages
  • Explain the purpose of the engagement letter
  • Explore the various corporate documents involved in the M&A process
  • Identify where legal documents fit in
  • 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.
  • To get the most from this course you will need a good knowledge of financial analysis, a basing understanding of corporate finance (TVM, cash flows and discounting) and be well-practised with MS Excel.
  • 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.

Prerequisites & Facts

Mergers and Acquisitions: Structuring the Deal

Course Topic

Business & Management, Finance & Accounting, Law

University, College, Institution

New York Institute of Finance

Course Skill Level

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Mergers and Acquisitions: Structuring the Deal

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / New York Institute of Finance you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: New York Institute of Finance
Topic: Business & Management, Finance & Accounting, Law
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