Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring
  • Introduction
  • Agenda
  • Experts
  • Venue
  • Partners
  • Registration

Increasing mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring activities are a sign of a maturing market. India is emerging as a active market for M&A activity. During the first half of this year M&A activity grew by 30.68% to USD 23 billion on a YOY basis. In the first six months of 2014, M&A deals worth USD 23 billion were recorded, while the value in the same period in the previous year was USD 17.6 billion.


With the new central government in India in favour of liberalising business norms, M&A are here to stay. VCCircle Training’s upcoming two-day workshops on M&A and corporate restructuring will provide conceptual and practical insights and bring out significant methodologies for M&A and corporate restructuring from various aspects viz. finance, tax, legal, statutory, valuation and other aspects, it will also focus on governance issues of corporate restructuring.


Why You Should Attend


This course will enrich the participants with strategic, legal, accounting, taxation, funding, valuation concepts. Discussions will cover issues relating to M&A and Corporate restructuring in the Indian and global context.

By attending this programe, you will gain:

  • Understanding of the global capital market as the driver of corporate restructuring activity.

  • Appreciation for the importance of financing structure on company value, as well as pricing shares.

  • Ability to identify and assess the sources of value creation in a restructuring event.

  • Awareness of the primary hurdles to restructuring in distress and methods/techniques to address these hurdles


Who Should Attend

  • Promoters

  • Managing Directors & Senior Management

  • CEOs & CXOs

  • CFOs & Financial Heads

  • Executives of M&A Team

  • Legal Heads & In-house Counsels

  • Investment Banks

  • Valuation Professionals

  • Chartered Accountants

  • Directors of Strategic Planning

  • PE/VC Funds

  • Banks, FIs and FIIs

  • Merchant Bankers

  • Law Firms & Business Consultants

                            Day 1

                              Day 2

Session 1- Concepts, Strategies and Tactics


  • Corporate Restructuring

  • Forms of Corporate Restructuring

  • Mergers and Acquisition as a Growth Strategy

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Motives and Synergies

  • Takeover and Defence Tactics

  • Intents of Target Companies

Session 3 - Accounting and Taxation Aspects


A) Accounting for Amalgamations & Demergers

  •       Accounting for Amalgamations

  •       Accounting Standards 14 

            - Overview of IFRS

            - Comparison between IFRS and Indian GAAP


B) Tax Aspects of Amalgamations & Demergers

  •       Implications in terms of Capital gains Tax

  •       Certain Vexatious Tax Issues Relating to M&A

Session 2 - Legal Aspects


A)   Brief introduction and the current M&A/FDI climate 

B)   Mergers 

  •       Legal provisions related to Mergers in India

  •       Key challenges in implementing mergers in India

  •       Issues faced by listed companies

  •       Court Process

  •       Competition Law

C)   Demerger / Slump Sales

  •       Key  forms for slump sales (including demerger)

  •       Legal provisions related to Demerger / Slump Sales

  •     Court based process for demerger/ slump sale vs Contractual Slump sale

  •       Key Challenges in Implementing Demerger / Slump Sales

Session 4 - Funding & Valuation


  • Funding of Acquisitions

  • Sources of Funds

  • Leveraged Buyout & Going Private

  • Valuation of Target Companies


Raja Lahiri Raja Lahiri Partner - Transaction Advisory Services, Grant Thornton India LLP
Shanthi Vijetha Shanthi Vijetha Director-Transaction Advisory Services, Grant Thornton India LLP
Abhay Anand Abhay Anand Director-Corporate Finance, Grant Thornton India LLP
Shripal Lakdawala Shripal Lakdawala Partner , Deloitte
Pinkesh Billimoria Pinkesh Billimoria Senior Director (Valuations & Financial Modelling, Financial Advisory), Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India
Amit Dhingra Amit Dhingra Director, Corporate Finance, KPMG India Private Limited
S. R. Patnaik S. R. Patnaik Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Abhishek Pachlangia Abhishek Pachlangia Associate Director, PWC India
Piyush Mishra Piyush Mishra Partner , Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Vivanta by Taj – President

90, GD Somani Road, Cuffe Parade
Mumbai -400005

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Standard Fee: INR 25,000 plus 14% Service Tax  

Early Bird Discount:
Till 12th June - 20% Discount i.e. INR 20,000 plus 14% (Service Tax)
From 13th June 
to 19th June - 15% Discount i.e. INR 21,250 plus 14% (Service Tax)
From 20th June
 to 22nd June - 10% Discount i.e. INR 22,500 plus 14%(Service Tax)
On Spot Registration – INR 25,000 plus 14%(Service Tax)

For more queries speak to Raj/Fazal  on 91-120-4171111/ 91- 9560888933 or write at  

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

Refund and Substitution Policy :
No refunds will be granted for cancellations made within 7 days of the workshop. Those delegates who have confirmed and do not attend, are liable to pay the full course fee and no refunds will be granted.
Cancellation fee of 50% will be applicable 15 days prior to the workshop.
Cancellation fee of 25% will be applicable up to 21 days prior to the workshop.
Participants can cancel their registration 30 days prior to the event for a full refund.
Substitutions within a company are permitted through the workshop/training date, request must be by email to
Company reserves the right to amend content, expert, venue & date(s) of the workshop
Participants will be refunded the registration fee in full in case the workshop gets cancelled.
Company assumes no liability for any costs including transportation, hotel reservations or any other costs incurred by participants in the event of cancellation.