Merger & Acquisition Workshop
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A firm acquires or merges with a running business and grows tremendously through corporate combinations; the process of mergers and acquisitions has gained substantial importance in today's corporate world. In the wake of economic reforms and global business scenario, Indian industries have also started restructuring their operations around their core business activities through acquisition and takeovers because of their increasing exposure to competition both domestic and international and also to ensure business sustainability. 


VCCircle Training’s upcoming workshop will provide conceptual and practical insights into the nuances of various methodologies for M&A and corporate restructuring from various aspects Viz. Finance, Tax, Legal & Statutory (New Companies Bill), Valuation and other framework governing corporate restructuring. The program is consists of compelling case studies, discussions and presentations to provide valuable expertise to the participants. It will be delivered by professionals from top law firms and global consulting organizations.


Why Should You Attend

This course enriches the participants with all strategic, legal, accounting, taxation, and valuation concepts, and issues relating to M&A and Corporate restructuring

-       Understand the strategies and tactics behind successful M&A deals

-       Identify the situations in which M&A and restructuring can add substantial value or create opportunity

-       Identify the key negotiating techniques used by buyers and sellers in an M&A transaction

-       Get to grips with the technical legal issues related to M&A deal documentation

-       Understand the current statutory and regulatory M&A environment in India

-       Understand the tax & accounting implication of M&A transaction



Who should attend:

  • Promoters

  • Managing Directors & Senior Management

  • CEOs & CXOs

  • CFOs & Financial Heads

  • Executives of M&A Team

  • Legal Heads & In-house Counsels

  • Directors of Strategic Planning

  • PE/VC Funds

  • Banks, FIs and FIIs

  • Merchant Bankers

  • Investment Banks

  • Law Firms & Business Consultants

  • Valuation Professionals

  • Chartered Accountants

Session 1: Concepts, Strategies and Tactics

• Corporate Restructuring - Forms of Corporate Restructuring

• Mergers and Acquisition as growth Strategy

• Merger & Acquisition – Motives & Synergies


Session 2: M&A Deal Negotiation Principle

• Key Consideration in M&A Deal Negotiation

• Negotiation Strategies and tactics

• Sale-side negotiations

• Buy-side negotiations


Session 3: Legal Aspects of M&A

• Brief Introduction and the current M&A climate

• Provisions for M&A under the New Companies Act

• SEBI’s New Takeover Code 

• Insider Trading – Practical Issues

• Competition Act 2002

• SEBI (Delisting of Equity Shares) Regulations, 2009

• Key consideration in M&A Deal Documentation

    - Court scheme under section 391

    - De-Merger

    - Asset sale / Slum Sale

    - Share Purchase Agreements (Representations and warranties, Indemnity, Limitation of Liability, Earn outs)

    - Arbitration

    - Governing Laws

    - Jurisdiction


Session 4: Valuation of Companies

• Financial Analysis of Company

• Applicability of various Valuation Methodologies

• Key factors to be considered for valuation for restructuring/ merger


Session 5: Tax Aspects of Amalgamations & Demergers

- Implications in terms of Capital gains Tax

- Certain Vexatious Tax Issues Relating to M&A


Session 6: Accounting Aspects of M&A

•  Accounting for Amalgamations & Demergers

•  Accounting for Amalgamations

    - Accounting Standards 14 

    - Overview of IFRS

    - Comparison between IFRS and Indian GAAP

Darshana Kadakia Darshana Kadakia Partner, Grant Thornton India
Deepak Ladha Deepak Ladha Executive Director, Ladderup Corporate Advisory
Khazat Kotwal Khazat Kotwal Partner, Deloitte
Rajesh Simhan Rajesh Simhan Head of Tax, Nishith Desai Associates
Simone Reis Simone Reis Co- Head - M&A Practice, Nishith Desai Associates
Zulfiqar Shivji Zulfiqar Shivji Heads Transaction Advisory, BDO India


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Standard Fee: INR 15,000 plus 12.36% Service Tax

Early Bird Discount : 10% Discount till 6th  March - i.e. INR 13,500 12.36% (Service Tax)


There are two ways to register:

 1) Online registration: Click Here

 2) Offline registration through cheque/DD  |  Download offline registration form: Click here


Cheque/DD to be made in favor of: "Mosaic Media Ventures Pvt Ltd" payable in New Delhi to:

Mosaic Media Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
C-125A, Second Floor,
Sector -2, Noida - 201301


Please attach a note with details of the cheque.
Name of the delegate(s), Organization, Designation, Address, Contact No., E-mail ID


You can also directly deposit cash, submit cheque or transfer online to our ICICI Bank a/c:
Account name: Mosaic Media Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
Account no: 629705014337
Branch Name: Mayur Vihar - Phase 1
IFSC Code: ICIC0006297


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Refund and Substitution Policy

Full payment must be received in order to process your registration. In case of inability of attending the training/workshop yourself, you may nominate a colleague to take your place; no refund will be entertained. Substitutions within a company are permitted through the conference date. In the event of a cancellation of the conference, VCCircle assumes no liability for non-refundable costs including transportation, hotel reservations or any other costs incurred by registrants.


* The registration fee does not include any travel, accommodations or other costs incurred by attendees.

* VCCircle reserves the right to amend content, expert, venue & date(s) of the workshop