Consultancy and Management Development Program in Mergers and Acquisitions

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
In Kolkata

Rs 30,000
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Typology Course
Location Kolkata
Duration 2 Days
  • Course
  • Kolkata
  • Duration:
    2 Days

Programme Objectives: To understand broad objectives, motivation and types of M&A. To understand how to identify targets. To understand business valuation in the context of M&A. To be aware of risks in M&A. To know the regulatory framework.
Suitable for: Expected Profile of Participants. Middle and senior level executives from public and private sector organizations working in the areas of Corporate Finance and Corporate Planning/Strategy. The Programme would also benefit consultants who are involved in M&A deals, private equity firms, and investment banks.

Where and when
Starts Location
On request
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT CALCUTTA Diamond Harbour Road Joka, 700104, West Bengal, India
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Starts On request
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT CALCUTTA Diamond Harbour Road Joka, 700104, West Bengal, India
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Course programme


Industrial maps across the world have been constantly redrawn over the years through various forms of corporate restructuring. The most common method of such restructuring is Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). The term "mergers & acquisitions (M&As)" encompasses a widening range of activities, including join ventures, licensing, spinoffs, equity carveouts, tracking stocks, restructuring, alliances, and other corporate interactions such as network relationships. Industries facing excess capacity problems witness merger as means for consolidation. Industries with growth opportunities also experience M&A deals as growth strategies. There are stories of successes and failures in mergers and acquisitions. Such stories only confirm the popularity of this vehicle. The course is designed to impress upon the participants about the different facets of mergers and acquisitions, with a major emphasis on financial issues in M&A.

-Programme Contents

· Motivation behind M&A
· Valuation Issues in M&A, including valuation of synergy, determination of swap rate
· Target identification and due diligence
· Risk management and deal structuring in M&A
· Regulatory framework (accounting, taxation and SEBI regulations)
· Corporate takeover battle in India
· Other forms of restructuring (e.g, spin off, split off, equity carve out)
· Bidding process in M&A- application of game theory


The pedagogy will consist of lectures, case studies and discussions. The pedagogy will also involve group exercises.


Tata Hall
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
Joka, Diamond Harbour Road
Kolkata 700104


For the participants, accommodation is arranged from the evening of the day before the programme. Participants are requested to report at the Reception Desk of Tata Hall latest by 9.00 a.m. on the first day of the Programme. Reception of Tata Hall is manned round the clock.

The Programme is expected to be over by 2. 00 p.m. on the last day of the Programme. The participants are requested/expected to make their travel plan accordingly.

Additional information

Payment options: -Programme Fees: Rs. 30,000/- . This would include course material, food, lodging and tea/coffee during the programme. Programme fee is to be paid by Demand Draft/Cheque payable at any Bank in Kolkata. The DD/Ch. should be made in favour of "Indian Institute of Management Calcutta" and sent to the following address at least three weeks prior to the commencement of the MDP. -Discount on the Programme fees: An organisation is entitled to get a discount @ 10% on the Programme fees provided it nominates at least four participants for this MDP. TDS (Tax Deducted at Source) Our Institute is exempted from paying Income Tax.

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