Duration: 2 days
Course delivery: in person
Dates: course schedule
Modelling methodology: SMART
Financial modelling of valuations for acquisitions and investments sits at the core of all M&A activity. Getting the reasoning, method or actual calculations wrong during this component of the M&A process can have dire consequences. This training programme will help you master the process and get it right!
Mastering Valuation and Acquisition Modelling focuses on reducing the chance of error by clarifying the lifecycle of the M&A process; what needs to be done, when and what you need to consider. During this two day hands-on course you will learn essential SMART best practice modelling skills and build a complete acquisition model. Your experienced trainer will help you develop your ability to select the right valuation method and apply this with assurance to ensure your calculations are accurate and trustworthy.
Pre-requisites: None although exposure to financial models in your work role is an advantage.
Yes, this training programme is for you if you are exposed to valuations and acquisition modelling in your work. This hands-on course is focused towards those who develop, use or interpret valuation models, such as strategic investment professionals, corporate financiers and investment fund employees.
Gain essential insight into the role of the financial model in the valuation and M&A process
Master proven techniques for best practice modelling resulting in better models built faster
Develop key theoretical concepts and build modules to free cash flow to firm and equity
Extend your knowledge of forecasting techniques for powerful analysis
Improve your modelling with realistic cashflow impact of working capital and related matters
Finalise financial statements to make a fully integrated three-way model
Calculate the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) using capital asset pricing model (CAPM) for robust valuations
Learn key techniques for terminal value analysis in a valuation context
Complete a best practice discounted cashflow (DCF) valuation
Build cross-reference valuation techniques to benchmark your discounted cashflow (DCF) analysis
Integrate a powerful scenario manager and enable informed decision making with tornado charts
Corality’s training courses are presented by highly qualified professionals who are both current active industry professionals and experienced trainers.
Our valuation and M&A experts have worked for major investment banks, such as Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley, and have backgrounds in complex equity research, private equity, industry and large investment funds covering a full spectrum of sectors from traditional energy to infrastructure via distressed companies and many others. We hand-pick the trainer for each programme to match the M&A focus of our clients.
At Corality we use a full range of teaching techniques and materials to ensure you will receive the best transfer of theory and practical skills.
This course is focused in equal measures on valuation, M&A and acquisition theory and hands-on modelling techniques that can be easily adopted and transferred to your day-to-day work. We strive to maintain an open forum for debate and questions and at key points utilises focused materials to contextualise certain elements of the course, including:
Our objective is not just to take you through a two day course and then leave you to your own devices – it is to fundamentally transform your financial modelling skills. This is why your course fee includes post course access to your trainer and the Corality Trainer Support Hotline who will point you in the right direction whenever you have a question.
As part of your course you also get access to all our tutorials, blogs and handy tips & tricks on our website. We look at every course as an ongoing relationship – we want to be by your side as you put your new learning into practice.
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