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Masterclass: Excellence in Mergers & Acquisitions

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Masterclass: Excellence in Mergers & Acquisitions

29 to 30 August 2019

Course Director: Mr. Arvind P. Mathur, CFA, FRM​

This workshop is eligible for 14 CE hours

FTS Programme Code: ​P190621ETH​


The course will benefit: acquirers, target companies, private equity funds, banks, regulators and hedge funds. Participants will learn to use key M&A tools & acquire the skills to navigate the M&A life-cycle successfully in Asia.

On Day 1, participants will learn the rationale of M&A, how synergies are identified and computed, the key success factors in M&A, excellence in integration, handle valuation dilemmas and acquisition financing methods. The sale process will be explained, including controlled auctions, and the critical subject on how a seller can maximize the sale value and alternatively how targets can repel unwanted M&A attacks. Deal structuring will make clear the complex role of puts and calls in staged acquisitions.

On Day 2, participants will learn the advanced techniques of Leveraged Buyouts, how buyouts are originated and are executed, the strategies of some of the leading private equity buyout funds like KKR and Carlyle, and the role of the major investment banks like Goldman Sachs. Deal structuring, regulatory methods and due diligence techniques will also be explained.

Innovative Ideas and techniques will be illustrated by discussing case studies drawn from Asia, emerging markets and the advanced countries.​

Course Fee:

CFA Society Singapore member price : S$1,580* (Early Bird fee) / S$1,780* (Standard fee)

Non-member price : S$1,780* (Early Bird fee) / S$1,980* (Standard fee)

Early bird fee valid till 12 August 2019

* Prices before 7% GST

* 10% off for Group Discount available


•Registration will only be confirmed upon receipt of the registration form and full payment.
•No cash payment will be accepted for on-site registration.
•If any registered participant is unable to attend, a replacement is welcome, but a top-up may apply depending on the
membership category of the replacement participant. However, no refund would be made.
•CFA Society Singapore reserves the right to:
 * cancel, postpone or make any changes to the terms of the event at its sole discretion without giving any prior notice;
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The Global Passport Program allows members of participating CFA societies to attend each other's society events at the local member price​

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Society; Educational; Featured

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Start Time

8/29/2019 10:00

End Time

8/30/2019 17:00





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Asia Pacific

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Mr. Arvind P. Mathur

CE Credits


SER Credit




Member Price

S$1,580* (Early Bird fee) / S$1,780* (Standard fee)

Non-Member Price

S$1,780* (Early Bird fee) / S$1,980* (Standard fee)

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29 & 30 August 2019



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