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Corporate Finance - Introduction

BPP Professional Education
Course summary
12 hours
1,290 GBP excl. VAT
London, Online courses
Next available date: 08/11/2021 - London
Professional Training

Course description

Corporate Finance - Introduction

This two-day course is designed to provide an overview of corporate finance and covers the main areas: public equity, private equity, raising debt and mergers and acquisitions.

No previous corporate finance experience is required, but a familiarity with financial statements is assumed. Prior attendance on our Company Accounts - Introduction or Analysis of Financial Statements - Part 1 is otherwise recommended.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course will be of benefit those who are commencing work in a corporate finance role or wishing to gain an understanding of what is involved in corporate finance work.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Learning outcomes include obtaining a greater understanding of:

  • Introduction
    • What is corporate finance?
    • Main activities involved in corporate finance
  • Raising Capital
    • Sources of capital: debt and equity
    • Raising debt: Types of debt
    • Raising equity: Types of equity, Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), rights issues, other secondary issues, the private equity market
    • Funding options in practice
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Why merge or acquire?
    • Business disposals: Rationale, processes
    • Public versus private deals
    • Structuring an offer: pricing and consideration
    • Overview of regulatory considerations (City Code (Blue Book), bid timetable, competition rules)
    • Tactics during a bid: Defence strategies, attack tactics

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BPP Professional Education

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BPP Professional Education is one of the specialist examination-based and professional development training arm of the BPP Group, Europe's biggest professional education and publishing provider with 2,000 staff members across 40 countries and over 30,000 students per year. BPP Professional Education...

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