Merger and acquisition is a situation in which two separate entities come together to form a new entity. Wherein in case of acquisitions a company takes over another company in this the company being acquired (called as the target company cease to exist).
Through this online Mergers and Acquisitions- Comcast and Time Warner course you will learn how to prepare a merger model right from scratch of a proposed merger deal. As a case study We would be practically learning about the Comcast and Time Warner merger deal which is a proposed acquisition of Time Warner by Comcast, announced on February 13, 2014. Comcast Corporation and Time Warner Inc. are companies that belong to the Broadcasting and Cable TV sector of US. In this merger model we would be basically be finding out the effect of the merger on the new merged entity in terms of its earnings per share (EPS). The merger analysis that needs to be done is known as the accretion/dilution analysis. At the end of this course you will learn the important concepts to know in an merger such as synergy, accretion/dilution and how the combined financial statements of the companies under merger are prepared.
- Students/professionals who want to make their career in Investment Banking
- Candidates who are appearing for CFA
- Anyone who wants to make their career in finance
- Basic knowledge of accounting is required