Leveraged buyouts


Leveraged buyouts occur when a target company is bought using debt. This course gives you in-depth guide into building Excel financial models for leveraged buyouts, incorporating different types of debt.  This course will help you gain an understanding of how the economics of a leveraged buyout works & the risks entailed in using so much debt.  Created & customized for Chartered Accountants Ireland by kubicle.com

Venue details:  
Online EU, ,
Start date & time:  
03 December 2018 00:00
End date & time:  
01 January 2022 00:00
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Training ticket cost:  
3.00 Training Tickets accepted
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Product type:  
CPD online course
Kubicle, Technology and data

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for advanced learners who are very familiar with writing formulas and performing analysis in Microsoft Excel. It is best suited to accountants, management consultants, analysts and other business professionals.

Course Overview

This Kubicle course contains 13 lessons, 4 exercises and 1 Exam. It covers the following topics:

  • What is a Leveraged Buyout (LBO)?
  • How to build a LBO model
  • Transaction assumptions
  • Secured debt
  • Unsecured debt
  • Entering our loan structure in Excel
  • Creating the debt schedule
  • Calculating the cash balance
  • Amending our transaction assumptions
  • Key metrics for covenants
  • Estimating our returns from the LBO

Key Outcomes

Once you have completed this course you will know the different types of debt available to investors in leveraged buyouts. You will know how to include these debt instruments in a financial model and calculate the key metrics for any debt covenants. Lastly, you will learn how to estimate the potential returns from a leveraged buyout.