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  Module 5: Investment Decisions & Finance

The forces of globalization and technological change have created a highly competitive and dynamic business world where mergers and acquisitions are increasingly being used to seek and gain competitive advantage and to maximize shareholder value.

This module will explore the following discussion areas:

Investment Decisions and Financing

  • Understanding valuation
  • Testing valuation assumptions
  • Estimation of M&A cost
  • Reading the stock market
  • Advantages/Disadvantages of cash/stock offers
  • Structuring acquisition financing
  • Investment Decisions and Financing

Tax Implications

  • Tax implications for buyer/seller
  • Deal structuring to minimize tax implementations
  • Legal and regulatory issues