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Mergers and acquisitions are often the fastest way to grow and often can unlock significant synergies beyond just growing the top line. They also help companies acquire unique assets and quickly build capabilities to gain a strategic advantage and expand their market share. Companies on the receiving end of a takeover often feel threatened.
Mergers, Acquisitions, and Restructuring is a 3-day programme designed to take you through the entire process from understanding strategy, and valuation to execution and post-merger management.
Learn proven offensive and defensive frameworks. Gain a broader understanding of the strategy, execution, legal components, and risks involved in M&A. Develop the confidence to approach M&A deals with a holistic view of the highly complex process.
Deep dive into the strategy for and against an M&A transaction
Analyse the M&A process from deal sourcing through transaction closing
Acquire detailed knowledge of critical cross-functional process of mergers and acquisitions
Appreciate the role of valuation in the M&A process and different valuation methods
Who Should Attend
The programme has been specially curated for senior executives who are responsible or involved in inorganic growth within their organisations such as:
Senior executives who plan the strategic course for growth and oversee the firm’s investment portfolio
Director of Financial Reporting/Financial Services/Regulatory
Corporate Affairs/Risk Management
Senior Professionals in corporate finance, capital markets, or investment management
Consultants, Legal Counsel, and Advisors who serve in the role of sourcing, executing, managing, or integrating M&A transactions
ISB Executive Education programmes are replete with distinctive teaching methodologies and an intense and challenging learning environment that pushes participants’ learning horizons beyond their pre-existing beliefs. Through lectures from distinguished faculty, local and global case studies, business simulations, and group discussions with extraordinary peers from a broad range of industries, regions, and functions, you will be equipped with the strategies, tools and insights required to transform your thinking and achieve ambitious business objectives. You will return to your organisation, fully ready to apply what you have learned. You will also take with you a rich network of relationships that will enrich your personal and professional lives long after you complete the programme.
This programme will be held on campus.
Experience learning in state-of-the-art classrooms and campus facilities designed to create an environment conducive to sparking self-reflection, innovation, and collaboration.
Admission Criteria and Selection
We admit candidates to upcoming sessions on a rolling, space-available basis, and encourage you to apply as early as possible to secure your seat in the programme.
Programme content, dates, schedule, fees, delivery platforms, and faculty are subject to change. Programme fee includes food and accommodation at the ISB campus or at an equivalent facility based on availability.
What You will Learn
Through faculty presentations, group discussions, and sessions from experienced practitioners, you will be able to decipher the critical success factors of an M&A deal.
Some key topics include:
How to capture value through M&A and create synergies of revenue and cost
Examining the best practices of due diligence and transaction structuring in M&A transactions
Analysing the numbers to determine whether both parties derived the "benefit of the bargain"
Navigating complex multi-party, multi-issue negotiations and deals that help improve business performance
Module 1: PRELIMINARIES
Gain an overview of valuation from an end-user perspective. Evaluate the performance of your firm’s corporate and management practices.
Understanding financial accounting principles such as free cash flows and valuation techniques
Explore the choices of debt and equity
Module 2: MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
Explore and identify the operational and financial commonalities to consider during an M&A process.
Empirical evidence on M&A
Module 3: SPIN-OFFS AND PROJECT FINANCING
Unravel the complexities of restructuring and unlock optimal value for the firms.
Unlocking value by restructuring
Understand limited liability and project financing
Module 4: BANKRUPTCY
Learn about possible disrupting outcomes of an M&A process.
Bankruptcy and liquidation: rationale, process, and legislation
Bankruptcy protection and reorganisation
Module 5: NEGOTIATION SKILLS
Deepen your understanding of the complexities involved while negotiating during an M&A process.
Explore scenarios/role plays around negotiating price, currency (cash vs. shares) and terms of acquisitions or other such deals
Learn about multi-stakeholder negotiation contextualised for M&A
ISB Executive Education programmes are conceptualised and taught by globally renowned faculty who are leading academicians, researchers, and accomplished industry practitioners. Through their advanced research and industry consulting experience, you will learn real-world skills that will help you solve complex business challenges in your organisation.
Professor of Finance
Associate Professor of Practice, Finance
Assistant Professor, Organisational Behaviour
After successful completion of this programme, you will be awarded an ISB Executive Education Certificate, formal recognition of your professional development.
ISB Executive Network
On successful completion of this programme, you will be a part of the ISB Executive Network, a vast community of senior executives and entrepreneurs across the globe.
The benefits of the ISB Executive Network include:
Access to ISB Executive Network LinkedIn Group
Access to support e-mail ID
10% discount on open executive education programmes