Instructional Delivery Method: Group Live-Seminar

CPE Credit and NASBA Field of Study: 8 Hours, Finance

In one dynamic, fast-paced day you will learn the key aspects of a successful merger and acquisition process and the workings of an M&A transaction. This practical, nuts-'n'-bolts seminar is designed to give you the essential and timely information you need to fully understand, step-by-step, the M&A process and help your company expand sales, growth and profits on a continuous basis.

  • Understand the Entire M&A Process and Effective Due Diligence Procedures


  • Isolate the Key Value Drivers in an M&A Transaction and Negotiate Effectively


  • How to Establish an M&A Pipeline for Continuous External Expansion


  • Discover Why Most M&As Fail and the Keys To Effective Integration


  • Strategic Planning - Establishing an Ongoing Pipeline of Viable Targets


  • How To Find and Approach Top-Notch Targets


  • Online Search and Screening for Comparable Data and Acquisition Targets


  • Strategies, Synergies, Defenses & Corporate Organization for the M&A


  • Accounting, Tax and Regulatory Issues Surrounding the M&A


  • How To Successfully Move From the LOI to Closing


  • How To Implement the Due Diligence and Financial Analysis Process


  • Key Value Drivers in an Acquisition and Related Negotiation Strategies


  • How to Structure the Deal and Finance the M&A


  • Key Elements to Include in an Acquisition Contract


  • Understand the Limits on the Use of NOLs in an M&A


  • The Keys to Integration Success

Who should attend: This seminar is ideal for accounting and financial professionals who want a state-of-the-art, detailed understanding of the M&A transaction and who want to learn how to establish a continuous pipeline for acquisitions.

This group includes: CFOs, Controllers, CPAs, financial and accounting Managers, staff accountants, financial and security analysts, Directors of Mergers and Acquisitions and their staff, investment bankers, consultants and corporate strategic planners. Many CEOs and attorneys will also find this program very helpful.

Prerequisites: None

Program Level: Basic

Advance preparation: None

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To register for this In-House Seminar, please fill out this questionnaire to help pinpoint your group's in-house needs, and assist NCCE in putting together a top-notch in-house seminar for your organization.


Cost effective for 10 or more employees. Click here for more information on in-house seminars.

NCCE is only holding in-house seminars right now but NCCE will offer our seminars including External Expansion Via the Merger and Acquisition Process to the public starting in 2013.


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