Offering an intensive introduction to the complex world of M&A;, this course will provide an invaluable foundation in strategy, regulation, finding a deal, corporate valuation, and more.
You will learn about buyer strategies, how M&A; can increase business value, and how to start the acquisition process, as well as identify successful acquisitions.
Taught by instructors with decades of experience on Wall Street, this M&A; course will equip analysts and associates with the skills they need to rise to employment in the M&A; field. Additionally, directors and managers who have transitioned, or hope to transition, to M&A; from other areas such as equities or fixed income can use this course to eliminate skill gaps.
This course is part of the New York Institute of Finance’s popular Mergers & Acquisitions Professional Certificate program.
- Recognize the common motivations for acquisitions and the reasons many are unsuccessful.
- Identify the methods of structuring a business acquisition.
- Evaluate the intrinsic and relative valuation methods for target companies.
Jeff is a New York Institute of Finance faculty member with over 30 years of corporate valuation, investment banking and private equity experience. He has been an instructor at the New York Institute of Finance since 2005 where he has designed and delivered courses in M&A and related finance topics. Jeff holds a MBA from Wharton School and a B.S. from University of Science.
He was a former private investment executive at Emerging Markets Partnership and a former investment banker at two major Wall Street firms, Lehman Brothers and Schroder Wertheim.
Presently, Jeff is the managing director at FOCUS and the author of four books on valuation, investment and finance.