A. Deal Indicators 1. Calculate EBITDA 2. What is EV/EBITDA? 3. The P/E Ratio 4. Earnings Per Share Ratio 5. Price to Book Ratio 6. PEG Ratio B. Doing the Deal 7. Definitive Agreement - Mergers & Acquisitions 8. LBO Model Concept: Leveraged Buyout 9. LBO Model - Add - On Acquisitions 10. LBO Model - Debt Schedules & Interest Expense (Dell Case Study) 11. Hedge Fund Stock Pitch - Case Study C. Preparing a Company for M&A 12. Preparation Part 1 13. Preparation Part 2 14. Preparation Part 3 15. Mergers and Acquisitions - Are You Prepared? D. Hostile Takeover 16. A Beginner's Guide to Takeovers 17. Hostile Takeover 18. Takeovers in The Market E. Integration Strategies 19. Integration Strategies 20. Merger Integration 21. The Role Company Culture Plays in Mergers and Acquisition 22. 2 Integration Chasms to Address 23. Mergers, Acquisitions and Working Cultures F. Best Practices and Role of Culture 24. IPR & Patent Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions 25. Best Practices for Mergers , Acquisitions and Divestitures 26. Mergers and Acquisitions - How Culture Can Make or Break Your Strategy, Part 1 27. Mergers and Acquisitions - How Culture Can Make or Break Your MA Strategy, Part 2 28. Labour aspects and the role of culture 29. Impact of Culture on Cross - Border Mergers & Acquisitions- Part 1 G. Success 30. Maximizing Value for a Successful Acquisition 31. What is the No1 Cause of M&A Failure? 32. M & A - Successes and Failures 33. Mergers and Acquisitions: Success and Failures 34. Tools, Tactics and Techniques 35. Legal Considerations 36. 100 days to Success: M&A Integration and Growth 37. Emerging Markets: Cross Border Strategic Growth and Acquisition Strategies.