These preparatory courses are optional, but we recommend you to complete the stated prep course(s) or possess the equivalent knowledge prior to enrolling in this course:
Welcome to CFI’s advanced financial modeling course on mergers and acquisitions (M&A). This course is designed for professionals working in investment banking, corporate development, private equity, and other areas of corporate finance that deal with analyzing M&A transactions.
This advanced financial modeling course has several objectives including:
This class is perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to build a financial model for mergers and acquisitions from the bottom up. The video-based lessons will teach you all the formulas and functions to calculate stub periods, outline sources and uses of cash, perform a purchase price allocation and determine goodwill, create multiple scenarios for synergies and other key assumptions, and integrate all of the above into a well laid out pro forma model.
In addition to learning the detailed mechanics of how to build the model, students will also learn how to assess the impact of the transaction through accretion/dilution analysis and impact on the implied share price (intrinsic value per share). By performing sensitivity analysis, users will understand how a change in assumptions impacts future outcomes of the merger or acquisition.
This course is built on a case study of Online Company Inc acquiring Brick ‘n’ Mortar Co.
Through the course of the transaction, students will learn about:
This mergers and acquisitions course includes all of the following:
For beginners to advanced users, this mergers and acquisitions (M&A) modeling course is designed to teach you how to be a complete financial analyst.
This class is one of the 3 required “Elective” courses for CFI’s financial analyst training program, which grants the Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA) certification.
7 courses from beginner to intermediate level.01 Optional
11 courses from beginner to intermediate level.02 Required
19 courses at an advanced level.03 Required
Submit your FMVA® checklist and order your certificate.04 Required
Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.05 Optional
FMVA® Financial Analyst Certification courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the financial analyst program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.
The program is a part of the All Access Subscription, which includes all programs and courses.
CFI courses are designed by instructors with over 21 years of financial analyst training experience.