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Programa Especializado
100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel intermedio

Nivel intermedio

Horas para completar

Aprox. 30 horas para completar

Sugerido: 6 hours/week...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
Horas para completar
5 horas para completar

Why M&As? Stakeholders, Framework and Process. Legal and Regulatory Environment. Accounting and Tax Issues an Overview

In Week 1 we paint the big picture of the M&A field. We identify the value creation as the key motive behind these deals. In order to analyze the value creation process, we introduce the stakeholders’ approach and study stakeholders’ motives in some detail. Then we discuss the idea of synergy as the core objective of a successful M&A transaction and its pitfalls. We introduce the framework and process of M&As and discuss the overall environment of these transactions – legal and regulatory issues (especially, antitrust motives), accounting treatment of M&As, and some important tax considerations. We will see how the transaction environment and treatment influence the potential of successful implementation of a transaction and the corresponding value creation. ...
Reading
9 videos (Total 93 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
Video9 videos
1.1. Introduction: Why study M&As?5m
1.2. The stakeholders’ paradigm14m
1.3. Buzzwords and challenges. Synergy11m
1.4. Studying M&As – framework and process11m
1.5. Legal and regulatory environment (1) – antitrust motives9m
1.6. Legal and regulatory environment (2) – other issues11m
1.7. M&As – some accounting issues11m
1.8. M&As – some tax considerations13m
Reading8 lecturas
Konstantin Kontor10m
AIBEc. The American Institute of Business and Economics10m
Grading10m
Handouts – an important comment10m
1.1. The takeover process10m
1.2. The stakeholders’ paradigm10m
1.3. Legal and regulatory environment10m
1.4. Some accounting and tax Issues – an overview10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
1 (Practice)30m
1 - Takeover process, stakeholders, and environmentm
Semana
2
Horas para completar
4 horas para completar

Strategy and M&As. Theories of M&As

In Week 2 of the Course we discuss corporate strategy and its role in value creation. We revisit some well-known schools of strategic thinking and frameworks of strategy formulation and implementation. Our objective is to understand strategic motives behind M&A transactions. Equipped with the overall understanding of strategy, we proceed with the discussion of major theories of M&As – the motives behind the planned transactions that have the value creation potential. In all theories we try to reveal the actual interests of the key stakeholders. Finally, we study the actual deal mechanics and ways to overcome incumbent shareholder resistance (the free-rider problem). ...
Reading
8 videos (Total 93 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video8 videos
2.2. Strategic vocabulary – some approaches and frameworks7m
2.3. Challenges to strategic planning8m
2.4. Some well-known classic schools of strategy12m
2.5. Theories of M&As (1)15m
2.6. Theories of M&As (2)11m
2.7. Free-rider problem – solutions (1)12m
2.8. Free-rider problem – solutions (2)12m
Reading3 lecturas
2.1. Strategy and M&As10m
2.2. Theories of M&As10m
2.3. Small shareholders and tender offers10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
2 (Practice)30m
2 - M&A strategy and value creation potential in the uncertain worldm
Semana
3
Horas para completar
4 horas para completar

Valuation of M&As

Week 3 is devoted to the central topic of the Course – M&A valuation. We start with the analysis of the importance of valuation in the potential value creation. Then we discuss and compare alternative approaches to valuation, paying special attention to free cash flow (FCF) valuation. We analyze major value drivers – profitability, growth, cost of capital etc. and derive general valuation formulas for special cases of no growth, constant and supernormal growth. Then we apply the formulas to analyze value gains/losses in M&A transactions on examples. ...
Reading
9 videos (Total 94 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video9 videos
3.2. Alternative approaches to valuation16m
3.3. Free cash flow (FCF) valuation10m
3.4. The general formula8m
3.5. Some methodology, or how to extract value drivers11m
3.6. Cost of capital10m
3.7. Value creation in M&As8m
3.8. Calculating gains (losses)6m
3.9. Valuation in the “new economy” – some comments8m
Reading3 lecturas
3.1. M&A valuation (1) – value drivers, approaches, and formulas10m
3.2. M&A valuation (2) – cost of capital10m
3.3. M&A valuation (3) – value creation example10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
3 (Practice)30m
3 - Getting used to value drivers and formulasm
Semana
4
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

M&A Financing. LBOs and MBOs

In Week 4 we study M&A financing. Motives, theories, and deal mechanics are fine – but where’s the money? If a transaction is friendly, a stock payment is likely to help. But what if there’s a conflict? Then a lot of cash is needed, and a lot of debt must be issued. One way is issuing junk bonds. We discuss both facts and myths about junk bonds. Then we consider LBO and MBO transactions. First, we analyze how a company may be taken private through heavy borrowing and further gradual debt repayment. We illustrate the mechanics of an LBO/MBO transaction on a detailed example. Finally, comments on a famous LBO case – RJR Nabisco – are provided. ...
Reading
7 videos (Total 87 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video7 videos
4.2. Junk bonds (1) – facts12m
4.3. Junk bonds (2) – legends11m
4.4. Joint venture as a form of a merger7m
4.5. LBOs and MBOs (1) – a way of financing11m
4.6. LBOs and MBOs (2) – an example22m
4.7. An example of an LBO – the RJR Nabisco case (1988)10m
Reading2 lecturas
4.1. Junk bonds and M&A financing10m
4.2. LBOs and MBOs10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
4 (Practice)30m
4 - Junk bonds and LBOs – how investors profit from themm
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por HCOct 30th 2018

Very interesting course....there are, very well explained, both the base and advanced concepts of valuing companies....I'll strongly recommend this course....

Instructor

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Konstantin Kontor

Director and Professor of Finance and Strategy
American Institute of Business and Economics (AIBEc)

Acerca de Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Московский физико-технический институт (неофициально известный как МФТИ или Физтех) является одним из самых престижных в мире учебных и научно-исследовательских институтов. Он готовит высококвалифицированных специалистов в области теоретической и прикладной физики, прикладной математики, информатики, биотехнологии и смежных дисциплин. Физтех был основан в 1951 году Нобелевской премии лауреатами Петром Капицей, Николаем Семеновым, Львом Ландау и Сергеем Христиановичем. Основой образования в МФТИ является уникальная «система Физтеха»: кропотливое воспитание и отбор самых талантливых абитуриентов, фундаментальное образование высшего класса и раннее вовлечение студентов в реальную научно-исследовательскую работу. Среди выпускников МФТИ есть Нобелевские лауреаты, основатели всемирно известных компаний, известные космонавты, изобретатели, инженеры....

Acerca de American Institute of Business and Economics

The American Institute of Business and Economics (AIBEc) offers a wide variety of business courses in finance, accounting, marketing, strategy, HR, business law, economics, general management, business psychology, as well as course projects and the Field study. AIBEc provides for flexibility and customization of programs and schedules....

Acerca del programa especializado Understanding Modern Finance

This Specialization is designed for a wide audience of those interested in finance either professionally or just of curiosity, including managers of different levels specializing in finance, accounting, business planning, strategy, consulting, and project management, IT specialists engaged in the area of finance, fin-tech, big data, and valuation, etc. Through four courses and the final Project, you will cover the theory and practice of capital markets and financial institutions, corporate finance and project valuation, financial and managerial accounting as applied to finance, as well as the M&A market as the ultimate judge of financial efficiency and value creation. The Specialization will prepare you to understand and use the applications of financial ideas, concepts, models, strategies, and tools to build a successful career in finance and in business, as well as to take advantage of opportunities offered by financial markets....
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