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SMU Certificate: Structuring and Negotiating Private Equity Deals (IBF Level 2)

Course Synopsis

This 3-day workshop focuses on the key considerations for structuring private equity deals. Participants will learn via extensive discussions on real-life deals on topics such as financing, control, management, timing and documentation. Participants will learn practical tips on deal negotiation to ensure successful implementation.  

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the deal structuring framework from a PE perspective: financing & deal terms with a view to exit
  • Determine the optimal capital structure with equity, debt or hybrid financing options
  • Evaluate risk and return potentials for leverage buyouts
  • Prepare for negotiation that focus on issues, positions, interests, price and implementation
  • Discuss legal issues, documentation, enforceability, and how to avoid pitfalls
  • Gain first-hand experience in structuring and negotiation of PE deals through case studies,  presentations and role plays

Who should attend

  • Private Equity professionals
  • Investors, entrepreneurs, high net worth investors and family offices keen to set up PE funds
  • Financial professionals such as CEOs, CFOs, accountants, business development managers who engage in PE investments
  • Investment professionals such as fund managers, analysts, limited partners, endowment trustees, private bankers, looking to deepen their industry knowledge

Last updated on 20 Oct 2016 .