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Mergers and Acquisitions

Boost shareholder value and get maximum returns from your deal.

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Programme impact

Explore the M&A process from start to finish

Leverage value at every stage, from targeting to post-integration.

  • Explore the role of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) within your corporate strategy.

  • Learn to assess targets realistically, value target companies, assess bid tactics and avoid common pitfalls.

  • Approach the negotiation process skilfully and come away with the best deal.

  • Manage cultural and system challenges arising post-acquisition, and understand key drivers for on-going success.

  • Successfully complete post-acquisition integration to generate maximum long-term value from the merger.

"M&As can be hair-raising, but also exciting! I now have a better understanding of them."
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Belinda Lucas-Musa

Legal and Compliance Counsel, Exertis UK

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Right for you

The programme is designed for senior managers and business leaders who are, or want to be, involved in growing their organisations through M&A.


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Attendees include:

  • Professionals in roles that deal with M&A in any industry. Relevant to M&A first-timers or seasoned acquirers.

  • Buy-side or sell-side professionals who want insights to successfully navigate deals.

Who attends

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The data above displays the top nationalities and top 10 industries across a three year average of participants on this programme.

Programme content

Explore the M&A deal cycle from start to finish

From the initial financial valuation to leveraging your strengths and securing the best possible deal, acquire key skills that work for both you and your company.

  • Learn to develop a strong acquisitions strategy and finance a deal. Raise your game to deliver improved growth and shareholder value.

  • Judge whether a merger or acquisition fits with your corporate strategy, and what kind of companies you should consider.

  • Learn to determine a company’s worth, both in itself and to your organisation. Make bold, knowledge-based decisions on human, cultural and system issues.

  • Investigate valuations and buyouts, different corporate valuation techniques, highly leveraged transactions and deal capacity.

Our faculty

Experts in the field

Access some of the world’s leading thinkers whose cutting-edge research in global business is grounded in real-world practicality.

Certificate in Management

This programme can also be taken as part of the Certificate in Management. Enhance your leadership approach, hone your business skills and curate your own curriculum with a blend of online and in-person learning.

How to apply

Submit your application through our online application form.

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