Mergers and Acquisitions

General

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Program Description

The forces of globalization, technological change, and deregulation have created a highly competitive and dynamic business world where mergers and acquisitions are increasingly being used to seek competitive advantage and maximize value for shareholders. This unique interdisciplinary course gives executives the analytical framework and tools necessary to successfully execute mergers, acquisitions, and corporate restructuring.


Participants will learn to:


--Create a corporate restructuring strategy based on building competitive advantage and share holder value.

--Develop an analytical framework for integrating the various stages of an acquisition

-- Test valuation assumptions.

-- Estimate the real cost of a merger or acquisition.

-- Analyze strategic alternatives to M&A.

-- Incorporate negotiation tactics for protecting your company's best interest.

-- Structure the deal to minimize tax consequences.

-- Implement a strategy for integration and restructuring.


Who Should Attend


This program is designed for upper-middle through senior level executives who are now or will be involved in mergers and acquisitions. Appropriate titles would include general managers, vice presidents, strategic planners, business unit managers, and financial executives with strategic or valuation responsibilities.


Program Outline


Strategy Formulation

Investment Decisions and Financing

Tax Implications

Pre-Deal Risk Analysis

Post Deal Integration

Last updated January 2018

About the School

Since 1898, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business has produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Our rigorous, discipline-based approach to business education transforms ... Read More

Since 1898, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business has produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Our rigorous, discipline-based approach to business education transforms our students into confident, effective, respected business leaders prepared to face the toughest challenges. We are proud to claim: an unmatched faculty, degree and open enrollment programs offered on three continents, a global body of nearly 42,000 accomplished alumni, strong and growing corporate relationships that provide a wealth of lifelong career opportunities. As part of the world-renowned University of Chicago, we share the university's core values that shape our distinctive intellectual culture. At Chicago Booth, we constantly question test ideas and seek proof. This extraordinarily effective approach to business leads to new ideas and innovative solutions. Six of our faculty members have won Nobel Prizes for these ideas - a record no other business school has matched. This same culture transforms our graduates into business thinkers superbly equipped to analyze and solve the greatest business challenges. Read less
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