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60+ Lessons, Buyside and Sellside Process + More

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The Big Picture (3 video lessons)

In this module, we use 3 video lessons to introduce you to the big picture, such as what is an M&A deal and why bother? You will learn the finance theory and mechanics behind M&A as well as the "why" behind each transaction type and formula.

M&A Players + M&A Process (5 video lessons)

In this module, 5 video lessons dig deeper into M&A transactions. Learn the three types of M&A engagements and the origin of M&A processes. Also includes a quick overview of pitch books and the work needed to make an M&A deal come to life.

Buyside Processes (5 video lessons)

In this module, there are 5 video lessons that focus on buyside mandates. The instructor will walk through a typical buyside process including all key stages: initial contact and transaction assessment, detailed due diligence, agreement on price and transaction closing.

Sellside Processes (6 video lessons)

In this module, we use 6 video lessons that focus on sellside mandates. The instructor will walk through a typical sellside process including all key stages: process setup, initial buyer contact, buyer meetings, agreement on price + transaction closing.

Valuation + Sources & Uses (9 video lessons)

In this module, we use 9 video lessons to walk through a high-level valuation, transaction assumptions, and sources & uses to set up a merger model. We cover a variety of topics sp that you can start building a buy-side case of Nike acquiring Lululemon and with a theoretical model.

Balance Sheet + Adjustments (9 video lessons)

In this module, we use 9 video lessons to give an overview of the balance sheet and transaction adjustments. You will be introduced to M&A purchase price accounting, learning how to prepare a proforma balance sheet, including assets, liabilities, and shareholders' equity to ensure they balance.

Accretion / Dilution (5 video lessons)

In this module, we use 5 video lessons to explain accretion/dilution modeling. You will use our M&A template to estimate synergies, make transaction-related adjustments, and build an accretion/dilution analysis. You will then evaluate the merit of a proposed M&A deal and the impact of the transaction on shareholders.

P&L Projections (9 video lessons)

In this module, we use 9 video lessons to build P&L projections required for a more robust accretion-dilution analysis. Learn the difference between simple and detailed accretion/dilution analysis, key changes to the three accounting statements, how to create proforma P&L, debt schedule, among other important details.

Sensitivity Analysis (2 video lessons)

In this module, we use 2 video lessons to walk through several sensitivity tables on the completed accretion/dilution analysis to give you a better understanding of what assumptions can impact our final conclusion. You will also have access to the excel template of sensitivity analysis and can experiment.

Sellside Accretion Dilution (4 video lessons)

In this module, we use 4 video lessons to provide you with a basic understanding of the sellside accretion/dilution analysis and how a transaction could affect the seller's EPS.  You will work through a hypothetical case of Nike selling the China business unit to Lululemon and learn about divestiture valuation as well as the use of divestiture proceeds./span>

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Course Summary - Table of Contents

Below you will find a list of the modules and lessons included in this course.

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WSO M&A Modeling Course

60+ video lessons across 11 Modules taught by a Director at an elite bank with 10+yrs of M&A experience...


Interactive Step-by-Step Merger Model

Gain realistic practice drilling accretion-dilution and M&A models so that you can be ready on Day 1...


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