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Mergers & Acquisitions
November 13 – 15

Buying and selling companies or assets can be one of the fastest paths to growth and revenue—but it’s not always the safest. Make smart decisions and get it right, and the upside can be enormous. Taught by two SMU Cox finance powerhouses, this hard-hitting course will deepen your knowledge of the intricacies of mergers and acquisitions.

 
This course digs deep into M&A from the perspectives of company selection, deal structure and price determination using interactive lectures, hands-on exercises and real-world case studies. In three days, you’ll unlock topics vital to success:

  • Developing the themes and rationale behind acquisition proposals
  • Alternative valuation techniques
  • Estimating the nature and value of synergies
  • Determining bid and walk-away prices
  • Differences between public and private company M&A
  • Differences between strategic and financial buyers
  • Control premiums
  • The due diligence process and best practices
  • The primary elements of purchase agreements and deal structures
  • Lessons from deal failures
  • Keys to winning M&A transactions

Bottom line—you’ll gain a deeper knowledge of the factors that boost the chances of M&A success—and how to guide the process from start to finish.

For more information and to register:

https://www.smu.edu/cox/Degrees-and-Programs/Executive-Education/Short-Courses

 

 

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