Event: Business Valuations - A Practical Guide for Lawyers

Practical Law in association with MacIntyre Hudson

Practical Law is working in association with MacIntyre Hudson Advisory Services to deliver a one day course on Business Valuations: A Practical Guide for Lawyers on Wednesday 15 October 2014.

About the Course

  • Introduction and course objectives
  • How businesses make "investment decisions"
    • Overview of the key investment appraisal techniques
      • ROCE
      • Discounted cash flows
      • Cost of capital and Internal Rate of Return
  • Valuations in practice - when are business valuations required and what is the valuation process in an acquisition?
  • Introduction to the main business valuation techniques including:
    • Enterprise or Equity valuations and link to Debt Free Cash Free Price
    • Dividend valuations
    • Cash flow valuations
    • Ratio based valuations
    • Choosing the valuation technique
  • How can understanding what "drives" the valuation be used in negotiating an SPA?
  • Business valuation case study including:
    • Calculating an initial valuation
    • Assessing level of synergies
    • Assessing an initial value
    • Considering issues identified from accountants report
    • How to address the issues identified in the accountants report

You will benefit by:

  • Understanding how businesses use financial techniques to help make "investment decisions"
  • Appreciating when a business valuation may be required
  • Having an insight into how a business might be valued
  • Know how to use this information when negotiating an SPA

Numbers are limited to ensure quality:

To book your place, please complete the following registration form by 3rd September 2014 to claim our Early Registration Offer.

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Essential information:

Wednesday 15 October 2014


  • 09h30: Registration
  • 10h00: Morning session
  • 13h00: Lunch
  • 13h40: Afternoon session
  • 17h00: Course finishes

Day: 6 CPD Hours


Book before 3rd September to claim our Early Bird Offer!

  • Subscribers: £325
  • Non-Subscribers: £375

Standard Price

  • Subscribers: £400
  • Non-subscribers: £450
*all pricing subject to VAT

Maclntyre Hudson Advisory Services LLP
New Bridge Street House
30 - 34 New Bridge Street
London EC4V 6BJ

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Who should attend:

Lawyers involved with acquisitions

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