In this course, you will learn how to apply accounting and federal income tax principles to project earnings and cash flows, specifically of the post-combination entity.
To drive concepts home, you will work on real world examples and journal entries for common to complex M&A; accounting treatments.
This course is part of the New York Institute of Finance’s popular Mergers & Acquisitions Professional Certificate program.
- Overview of the Equity Methods of Consideration
- Cost method, its sub-categories, and consolidation
- Basics of purchase accounting and the steps to record a acquired balance sheet
- Internal Revenue Code Section 338(G)
- Tax-deductibles Goodwill and Intangibles
Steve is a New York Institute of Finance faculty member specializing in Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Corporate Strategy. He currently holds a CFA designation, MBA from Wharton School and a BA in Economics from Lafayette College
Steve was a former Senior Vice President of Business Development at Pearson Plc, where he led a group of professionals responsible for sourcing, structuring, negotiating, and completing deals to increase the revenues and core capabilities of Pearson. Former Chief Financial Officer of Pearson Educational Measurement division, he improved the accuracy of forecasts, successfully implemented controls under a Sarbanes-Oxley environment, and re-organized the finance team to provide needed support to grow the profit margins of the division.
Presently, Steve is the Senior Director for Workforce Readiness at Educational Testing Service (ETS) in Princeton, NJ.