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London Stock Exchange: Finance in the North - Business Valuations
Thu 14 September 2017, 09:00 – 17:00 BST
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Leeds Business School, in association with London Stock Exchange Group Academy is delighted to announce a series of short courses in finance, hosted at Leeds Beckett University.
This seminar will give participants a thorough grounding in all of the basic techniques that need to be comprehended when valuing a business. The mechanics of discounted cash flow arithmetic will be covered including the structuring of a model and participants will also gain a grasp of the issues surrounding the choice of the discount rate. The course will also cover earnings based methods which are commonly used in valuing businesses in a variety of differing circumstances and will also address the alternative valuation techniques that may be deployed.
Please note: participants will be required to bring a laptop.
This practical one day workshop has been designed to give participants a thorough grounding in the principles of company valuation. The workshops are suitable for delegates from quoted companies, companies that are considering an acquisition, private companies considering flotation, and advisory firms. Delegates are not required to have any prior knowledge of company valuation or acquisitions, but will need to be familiar with company financial statements. The programme is highly interactive and participants will leave with practical usable models.
Who should attend?
This one day course has been designed to appeal to the following professionals:
- Company Secretarial staff
- Investor Relations proffesionals
- Financial PR
- Finance Directors/Managers
- Lawyers and Accountants
- Equity Sales
- New joiners in; Corporate Finance, M&A Advisory, Equity Analysis
- Portfolio Managers
- Financial Analysts
Trainer: Andre Lanser
Andre is a consulting trainer as well as a corporate finance practitioner. He has delivered courses for banks around the world in the areas of Credit, Corporate Finance, Valuation and Financial Modelling.
Andre qualified as a Chartered Accountant, completing articles with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He started his career with a subsidiary of Commercial Union, involved in the steel manufacturing industry. His experience ranged from systems implementation, credit assessment of the highly risky construction industry customers, heading up the finance functions to successfully turning the business around and then selling the company through a trade sale. He later joined Commercial Union in the investment back-office function, reengineering the investment back office and later headed-up a team who implemented a new investment management system for both the back office and the front office.
His career then spanned over 15 years in the Venture Capital and Private Equity arena, where he has gained a vast amount of experience in the corporate analysis and valuation field.
He is a specialist in developing and training finance related courses, including corporate credit related topics, IFRS, credit analysis and cash flow analysis with a special focus on the banking sector, derivatives, financial reporting valuations, mergers and acquisitions and financial modelling courses. His training experience spans a period of more than 15 years.
The venue is a 15-minute walk from Leeds Train Station. If you are driving, the nearest car park is the Woodhouse Lane NCP multi-storey found at LS1 3HQ. This car park closes at 21:00.
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