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Mergers and Acquisitions

Course Provider

Nanyang Executive Education


Continuing Education and Training Certificate


To help organisations structure winning deals, the 4-day interactive programme aims to provide participants a practical, end-to-end understanding of the whole merger and acquisition (M&A) value chain. Through a series of real local and Western case studies and small group discussions, participants will explore the reasons and motivations for M&A, and examine the various strategic considerations including business plan, valuation, deal structuring, financing, negotiation and implementation issues associated with M&A. Post-merger integration and cross border acquisitions will also be discussed.


Understand the strategic considerations and issues involved
Learn to structure, negotiate and implement winning deals
Business Growth
Increase shareholder value through skillfully managed M&A

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At the end of the programme, participants will gain an understanding of:

  • The role of M&A as a legitimate activity in any entity’s corporate strategy and growth policy.
  • The processes involved in M&A, including target identification, due diligence, negotiation and implementation.
  • Common tools and techniques in valuation including estimation of synergies and determination of premium.
  • Deal structuring, financing options, including method of payments.
  • Specific issues in corporate restructuring, private equity and leverage buyouts, cross-border acquisitions and post-merger integration.

The 4-day programme will be staggered over 2 weeks (2 days per week) to minimise disruption from work and to allow more time for pre-reading and case analysis.

Pre-course reading materials will be provided to help you get up to speed so you can participate actively and benefit more from the programme.

Topics Covered
Day 1
  • Current trends in M&A
  • The Acquisition Process (Business Plan, Target Search and Screening, Negotiation, Due Diligence, Closing, Post-merger Integration)
  • Corporate Strategy and M&A
  • Acquisition as Growth Strategy
  • Corporate Restructuring
Day 2
  • Valuation
  • Discounted Cash Flows Valuation, Cost of Capital Multiples
  • Valuing Synergies
  • Deal Structure and Financing
Day 3
  • Due Diligence 
  • Negotiating M&As, Friendly versus Hostile Takeovers
  • Post-Merger Integration
  • International Issues on Valuation
Day 4
  • Private Equity & Leveraged Buyout
  • Corporate Restructuring

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