Course ID: CS-ADA

Acquiring Distressed Assets (Controller Series)

While nearly 7 years have passed since the Great Recession, economic and political uncertainty have continued to plague business decision-making. The roles and responsibilities of CPAs and finance professionals, meanwhile, has continued to expand. This course is part of a series of short courses that will explore key economic, financial, and regulatory issues that will have a substantial impact on financial and accounting decisions for years to come.

This one hour course will examine the ability of companies to grow through acquiring distressed assets in periods of economic downturn. Specifically, the role of the financial or accounting professional will be examined, with key emphasis on pitfalls to avoid when acquiring another company/organization.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Recognize potential sources of distressed assets
  • Identify the basic process of acquiring distressed assets
  • Identify key concerns related to the process of acquiring distressed assets

MAJOR TOPICS
  • The acquisition process
  • Identifying target projects
  • Strategic versus financial acquisitions
  • Source of funds
  • External Funds Needed
  • Acquiring assets in excess of what is needed
  • Assimilation teams
  • Business planning
  • Workout departments
  • Distressed opportunities
  • Commercial Finance Association
  • Growth through acquisitions
  • Avoid becoming a distressed asset

DESIGNED FOR
CPAs, industry accounting and finance staff, C-level corporate officers

FIELD OF STUDY
Finance

PREREQUISITES
None

COURSE PRODUCER
Business Learning Institute

CPE CREDITS
1.0

LEVEL
Basic

This course is avaliable for your group as:

Group Live On-Demand
 

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