Introduction to Corporate Acquisitions

Introduction to Corporate Acquisitions

Module Overview

This module would cover topics including:

  • Motives for corporate acquisitions
  • Types of acquisitions: share v asset
  • Brief overview of structuring an acquisition and payment terms (deferred consideration, earn-outs, cash v shares, etc.).
  • An overview of the steps involved in corporate acquisitions, usual timescale, brief cost considerations (accountants, tax advisors, local counsel, post-acquisition costs, stamp duty, etc.).
  • Common pitfalls.


Claire Knowles

Claire’s practice spans all aspects of employment advisory, transactional and litigation matters. She works closely with employers and HR teams on their people and organisational development strategies.

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Delivery Methods

  • In-House Classroom
  • Public Classroom
  • Webinar
  • Podcast
  • Infographic

Target Audience

  • Established businesses / Those with desire to acquire other businesses
  • Corporate financers / Other professional advisers new to acquisitions

Guidance & Advice

This course is suitable for businesses of all sizes and of all stages of learning. This course is best delivered in person for the most educational value.

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