Course Detail(BF066 : Mergers and Acquisitions – Master Class)

SDF Funding, SkillsFuture Credit, UTAP Funding

BF066 : Mergers and Acquisitions – Master Class

14.00 CPE Hours (Others)
Classroom

Programme Objective

In today's "winner takes all" business environment, companies who fail to understand the new challenges of globalization, face not only loss in business opportunities, but risk of hostile takeovers and even extinction. Likewise companies who venture into M&A face many pitfalls that could lead to huge investment losses.

Taught by internationally renowned expert Professor Malick Sy who will map out a step-by-step guide to the merger and acquisition process, from identifying bona fide prospects, to structuring the best deal, to determining the financing currency for the M&A deal.

Using practical concepts & techniques, you will learn how to develop a detailed execution plan even before the deal is closed. You will get a chance to review real-life success and failures through relevant case studies and discussion. You will also acquire knowledge to develop a portfolio of proven M&A strategies and valuation models.

Programme Outline

  • Strategic Fit & Business Exiting

  • Due Diligence

  • Alternate Combinations

  • Stock Vs Cash

  • M&A Regulation

  • Detailed Valuations – Case Studies- Valuation Templates

  • Hostile Tactics & Takeover, Defenses Strategies

  • Planning, Implementation

  • Integration

  • Privately Held Companies

  • Payment and Legal Factors

  • Tax and Accounting Factors

  • Financing the Transaction

  • Cross Border Considerations

  • All About Reverse Take Over and Other “ Back Door Listings” – China Experiences


Training Methodology

Lecture style, with Exercises/Case Studies

Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

Senior and mid-level corporate officers Owners or executives at small/medium enterprises Financial officers or bankers Trainers & Academics in M&A Corporate Transaction Advisers Officials responsible for strategic planning Auditors and CFOs Fund managers with a need to know about Mergers and Acquisitions Restructuring Advisors (PWC, Ernst & Young, DT, KPMG and Receivers)

Competency Mapping

Others = 14.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

24 Jun 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
25 Jun 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 695.50
For Non-Members: $ 834.60

Programme Facilitator(s)

Prof Malick SY, PhD

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

09 Sep 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
10 Sep 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 695.50
For Non-Members: $ 834.60

Programme Facilitator(s)

Prof Malick SY, PhD

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

15 Dec 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
16 Dec 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 695.50
For Non-Members: $ 834.60

Programme Facilitator(s)

Prof Malick SY, PhD

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

10 Dec 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
11 Dec 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Prof Malick SY, PhD

Date & Time

26 Sep 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
27 Sep 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Prof Malick SY, PhD

Date & Time

13 Jun 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
14 Jun 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Prof Malick SY, PhD

Testimonial

Funding

1] SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
Funding Period: Until 29 June 2020
Course Ref No.: CRS-N-0035489

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500 from the government. The credits will not expire and periodic top-ups will be provided by the government. SFC may be accumulated to pay for skills related course fees. You may wish to use your SFC to pay for partial/full ISCA course fees.  (For more information on the SFC scheme, please visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit)

If you wish to enrol for the course with SFC Funding, please proceed with the following steps:

  • Step 1: Register for the course online via ISCA Portal. Upon adding to cart, the system will prompt a question “Do you wish to apply for SkillsFuture Credit?”, click “Yes” and input all required information. At the Cart page, please ensure that SFC funding is applied before clicking “Checkout”.
  • Step 2: After successful enrolment, please proceed to submit SFC claim on Skillsfuture Portal within 60 days before the course start date and obtain the necessary approval. Please submit SFC claim via SFC portal here: http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.

Failure to submit claim application and obtain necessary approval before the course start date will result in topping up of the SFC indicated for use. Please note that there will be an administrative fee of $42.80 for any revision of invoice.


2] WDA Training Grant - SDF Funding
This course is approved for SDF funding ($2 per training hour) for Company-sponsored participants only (Eligibility criteria apply). 

Funding Period: Until 29 June 2020
Funded Hours: 14 hours
Course Ref No.: CRS-N-0035489

If you wish to enrol participants with SDF Funding, please proceed with the following steps (For Corporate enrolments only) :

  • Step 1: Register for the course online via ISCA Portal. Upon adding to cart, the system will prompt a question “Do you wish to apply for WDA Funding?”, click Yes and input all required information. At the Cart page, please ensure that SDF funding is applied before clicking “Checkout”.
     
  • Step 2: After successful enrolment, please proceed to submit the Training Grant application via SkillsConnect Portal here: https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg/

Employers of company-sponsored participants must submit training grant via SkillsConnect system to obtain training grant for course fees. You may submit the Training Grant application within the period from 30 days before the course start date to 30 days after course start date. Please note that there will be an administrative fee of $42.80 for any revision of invoice.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Company must be registered or incorporated in Singapore and;
  • Applicant is taking the course for the first time.
  • Applicant must be employed, and is either Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Singapore and;
  • Applicant must achieve at least 75% attendance, and pass all examinations /assessments and;
  • Applicant must be fully sponsored by the Company for all costs associated with the training and;
  • Payment has to be made via corporate means (e.g. corporate cheque, corporate GIRO, corporate credit card).

 

3] NTUC Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) is an individual skills upgrading account for NTUC members. NTUC member gets to enjoy UTAP funding 50% of the unfunded course fee capped at $250 every year. This excludes miscellaneous fees such as GST and registration fee etc.
 
This course is approved for UTAP support for intakes conducted between 01 April 2019 – 31 March 2020.
 
As UTAP is given on calendar year basis, and calculated based on year of training taken, it cannot be accumulated.

  • Maintained paid-up NTUC membership before course, throughout course duration and at the point of claim and;
  • Course by training provider must be supported under UTAP and training must commence within the supported period and;
  • Unfunded course fee must not be fully sponsored by company or other types of funding
  • Unfunded course fee must be S$20.00 and above, and;
  • Member must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examination(s), if any and;
  • UTAP application must be made within 6 months after course ends.


To submit for UTAP claims, please visit http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg/. Terms and conditions apply.
Should you have queries on the funding scheme, you can email to UTAP@e2i.com.sg or call NTUC Membership Hotline at 6213-8008

 

Programme Facilitator(s)


Prof Malick SY, PhD

Prof Malick SY is the Managing Director of a financial consulting firm with offices in South East Asia. Specializing in Corporate Consulting and Risk Management, his expertise in these areas is recognized internationally. He has been a Director of Risk Management at the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange and has been member of the Singapore Exchange Corporate Advisory Committee in Derivatives (SGX-DT).

With more than 25 years of experience in financial consulting and advisory to many financial institutions in Europe, Asia and Australia, his corporate clients include DBS Bank (Singapore), Singapore Exchange (SGX), Credit Suisse (Singapore), Bursa Malaysia, Association of Insurance and Asset Management Companies (Malaysia). He has set up the risk management department for many companies in Asia. He was the course leader for the derivative compulsory courses in getting the Options, Futures licenses organized by the Stock Exchanges of Singapore and Malaysia.

Professor of Financial Management at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University, Melbourne-Australia and a visiting Professor of Finance at the City University of New York (CUNY)-USA, his time is shared between graduate level teaching, research activities and consulting. His research interest is in risk management, banking and financial markets especially derivatives and foreign exchange.

He won the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT-USA) award.

 

Programme Objective

In today's "winner takes all" business environment, companies who fail to understand the new challenges of globalization, face not only loss in business opportunities, but risk of hostile takeovers and even extinction. Likewise companies who venture into M&A face many pitfalls that could lead to huge investment losses.

Taught by internationally renowned expert Professor Malick Sy who will map out a step-by-step guide to the merger and acquisition process, from identifying bona fide prospects, to structuring the best deal, to determining the financing currency for the M&A deal.

Using practical concepts & techniques, you will learn how to develop a detailed execution plan even before the deal is closed. You will get a chance to review real-life success and failures through relevant case studies and discussion. You will also acquire knowledge to develop a portfolio of proven M&A strategies and valuation models.

Programme Outline

  • Strategic Fit & Business Exiting

  • Due Diligence

  • Alternate Combinations

  • Stock Vs Cash

  • M&A Regulation

  • Detailed Valuations – Case Studies- Valuation Templates

  • Hostile Tactics & Takeover, Defenses Strategies

  • Planning, Implementation

  • Integration

  • Privately Held Companies

  • Payment and Legal Factors

  • Tax and Accounting Factors

  • Financing the Transaction

  • Cross Border Considerations

  • All About Reverse Take Over and Other “ Back Door Listings” – China Experiences


Training Methodology

Lecture style, with Exercises/Case Studies

Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

Senior and mid-level corporate officers Owners or executives at small/medium enterprises Financial officers or bankers Trainers & Academics in M&A Corporate Transaction Advisers Officials responsible for strategic planning Auditors and CFOs Fund managers with a need to know about Mergers and Acquisitions Restructuring Advisors (PWC, Ernst & Young, DT, KPMG and Receivers)

Competency Mapping

Others = 14.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Prof Malick SY, PhD

Prof Malick SY is the Managing Director of a financial consulting firm with offices in South East Asia. Specializing in Corporate Consulting and Risk Management, his expertise in these areas is recognized internationally. He has been a Director of Risk Management at the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange and has been member of the Singapore Exchange Corporate Advisory Committee in Derivatives (SGX-DT).

With more than 25 years of experience in financial consulting and advisory to many financial institutions in Europe, Asia and Australia, his corporate clients include DBS Bank (Singapore), Singapore Exchange (SGX), Credit Suisse (Singapore), Bursa Malaysia, Association of Insurance and Asset Management Companies (Malaysia). He has set up the risk management department for many companies in Asia. He was the course leader for the derivative compulsory courses in getting the Options, Futures licenses organized by the Stock Exchanges of Singapore and Malaysia.

Professor of Financial Management at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University, Melbourne-Australia and a visiting Professor of Finance at the City University of New York (CUNY)-USA, his time is shared between graduate level teaching, research activities and consulting. His research interest is in risk management, banking and financial markets especially derivatives and foreign exchange.

He won the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT-USA) award.

 


Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

24 Jun 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
25 Jun 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 695.50
For Non-Members: $ 834.60

Programme Facilitator(s)

Prof Malick SY, PhD

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709