The trainer has over 40 years of City experience, encompassing banking, investment banking, M&A, and corporate finance at Citicorp, early stage investment, and corporate advisory work. He is a director of several companies and chairman of a fast-growing software company quoted on AIM.
Besides having been a visiting lecturer at the City of London (now Cass) Business School, he has 20 years’ experience of delivering in-house training to leading banks and investment banks in the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and the USA, and public courses in UK, Europe and Asia covering M&A, company valuation, investment banking, corporate finance and credit analysis.
The Growth of Private Equity and Leveraged Buyouts
The Principles of Leveraged Finance
Exercise: Good or Bad LBO?
Discussion of recent transactions to see which ones the attendees would do, and what lessons can be learned about elements of success or failure
Case Study: Based on information provided attendees are tasked with structuring the finance for an MBO. Answers are discussed to identify the critical elements in the financing
Exercise: Agreeing the terms of the envy ratio
Identifying and Closing a Good Transaction
Discussion: How to finance the acquisition of Manchester United. The Man U accounts are reviewed with the object of deciding how to finance its acquisition. Answers are compared to the actual result.
The sale of companies to management teams backed by Private Equity investors, using a leveraged financing of the acquisition, has become an increasingly common feature of the corporate scene. Whilst appearing simple to arrange, there are complex elements to a successful transaction.
This Private Equity & MBO Course covers the principles and practicalities involved in arranging and negotiating a management buyout.
In addition to the legal issues to be addressed, the use of bank debt and other financial instruments is examined in the context of developing a workable structure for the deal.
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