Event: Business valuations for lawyers

Practical Law in association with MacIntyre Hudson

About the Course

Practical Law is working in association with MacIntyre Hudson Advisory Services to deliver a one day course on Business valuations for lawyers on Thursday 12 September 2013.

The morning session

  • 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?

The afternoon session

  • The afternoon session
    • Calculating an initial valuation
    • Assessing level of synergies
    • Tabling a price
    • Reviewing information from the financial due diligence and assessing effect on the price
    • Decisions on whether additional financial warranties, indemnities or adjustment to price need to be agreed.

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
  • Knowing 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 15 August 2013 to claim our Early Bird Offer.

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Essential information:

Thursday 12 September 2013


  • 09h00: Registration
  • 09h30: Morning session
  • 13h15: Lunch
  • 14h00: Afternoon session
  • 16h45: Course finishes

Morning: 3.5 CPD Hours
Day: 6 CPD Hours


Book before 15 August 2013 to claim our Early Bird Offer!


  • Subscribers: £199
  • Non-Subscribers: £225


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

Morning Standard Price

  • Subscribers: £250
  • Non-subscribers: £275

Day 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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