Budapest, Hungary

M&A Advisory in Practice

when 11 July 2022 - 15 July 2022
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 350

students will be introduced to the world of M&A by learning the goals, drivers and participants of a corporate acquisition process. They will become familiar with each major step of an acquisition using a comprehensive case study. Through a practical approach, the course will involve the simulation of typical tasks to be completed during an M&A process, such as market screening, valuation and due diligence. Students will be working in small groups, where - with the help of instructors - they will prepare materials that are commonly required during real-life transactions.

Course leader

Gábor Kővári is Assistant Director at Deloitte Hungary Financial Advisory and has extensive experience in business planning, valuation, portfolio transaction and due diligence projects in the financial services industry.

Target group

BA and MA students, recent graduates

Course aim

• Overview and general understanding of an acquisition process
• Basic principles of market screening and analysis of a company’s key financials
• Basic understanding of valuation concepts, ability to build and use a valuation model
• Understanding the process of due diligence, overview of common type of analyses performed, identifying risks, key trends and understanding potential mitigants
• Understanding additional factors impacting the purchase price of a company during acquisition, such as EBITDA normalization, working capital position, net debt position, off-balance sheet liabilities, etc.
• Presentation of materials and findings during an M&A process

Fee info

EUR 350: Fee includes: participation in one course , evening talk, certificate of participation, transcript for ECTS transfer (if requested, Wifi on campus , welcome reception.
Fee does not include: accommodation, travel to Budapest, local transportation, health insurance.
EUR 0: Early bird fee until April 30


No scholarship is available.