REGISTRATION
RATIONALE

Types of M&A deals

SCREENING

- Process & Criteria
- Identifying Synergies

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DUE DILIGENCE

- Initial & Detailed Due Diligence Scope & Process
- Purpose & Methods
- Strategic Due Diligence
- Financial Due Diligence
- Operational Due Diligence
- Results of Due Diligence

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

- Strategy Management
- Post Merger Integration
- 100-day plan
- Stakeholder Communications
- Talent/ Key Employee Retention
- Analyse Successful & Failed Cases of M&A

REGISTRATION
VALUATION

- Key Valuation Metrics in M&A
- Precedent Valuation for M&A
- DCF in M&A
- Working Capital Adjustment

ACQUISITION FINANCING

- Bridge Loans, Term Loans, Cash Shell
- Cash vs. Shares
- Debt & Covenants
- Financing Terms

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DEAL STRUCTURING

- Asset or Share Acquisition
- Form of Consideration: Cash or Shares orSecurities
- No-Shop, Go-Shop
- Put & Call Agreements
- Triangular & Reverse Mergers
- Deal Protection, Lock-ups & Debt Push Down
- Carve-outs, Demerger, Transition ServicesAgreement
- Case Studies of Various Structures

PRIVATE EQUITY BUYOUTS

- How PE plays the M&A Game
- Sovereign Wealth Funds
- ROFR, ROFO, Tag-Along and Drag-Along
- PE Buyout Case Study

NETWORKING LUNCH
BRIDGING THE VALUATION GAP

- Purchase Price Adjustments
- Earn-outs and Working Capital
- Contingent Value Rights
- Escrow, Holdback, Clawback

LEVERAGED BUYOUT FINANCE

- Funding Stack and Terms
- Choosing the Optimal Financing Structure

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LBO MODEL ILLUSTRATION PT. 1

- Key Drivers
- Building an effective LBO Model

LBO MODEL ILLUSTRATION PT. 2

- Group Discussion and Presentation

Q&ASUMMARY
REGISTRATION
LEGAL/REGULATORY CONSIDERATIONS PT. 1

- Regulatory Framework
- Singapore Takeover Code: Key Features, Deal Protection, Pricing, Mandatory Timeline, Final Auction Process
- Scheme of Arrangement: Benefits &Mechanics

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LEGAL/REGULATORY CONSIDERATIONS PT. 2

- Singapore Takeover Code-continued
- Case Studies

NEGOTIATING THE LETTER OF INTENT

- Deal Protection
- Escrow, Holdback, Exclusivity, Material AdverseChange, Risk Allocation, Due Diligence,Covenants, Working Capital.
-Key Documentation - Risk Allocation
- Transaction Management

NETWORKING LUNCH
M&A NEGOTIATION GAME

- Instructions
- Group Discussion

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M&A NEGOTIATION GAME

- Instructions
- Group Discussion

M&A NEGOTIATION GAME ROUND 2

- Presentation/ Negotiation

Q&ASUMMARY