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Monday, December 18, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Registration: 8:00 AM

Ramada Plaza Hotel and Conference Center Cranbury - South Brunswick390 Forsgate Drive, Exit 8A,
Jamesburg, NJ 08831

CPE Credits

  • 4.00 CPE Credits in MT
  • 4.00 CPE Credits in AA


  • $399.00 - Non Member
  • $299.00 - Member

Course Developer

In spite of the great initial promise of many business mergers and alliances, few seem to yield the anticipated results. Numerous studies indicate that between 55% and 77% fail in their intended purpose. This course helps CFOs, controllers and their advisors identify, negotiate and consummate mergers and acquisitions that create shareholder value and avoid the many traps, which can cause post-acquisition failure.

Designed For

Finance and accounting professionals who seek to learn more about mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.


This course meets the requirements for the AICPA's Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) Credential.


This seminar provides extensive case study analysis and many opportunities for group discussion.

Major Topics Include:

  • Identifying potential acquisition candidates
  • Making strategic acquisitions
  • Identifying and understanding company culture
  • Valuing businesses
  • Negotiating the right price
  • Understanding the keys to effective and efficient due diligence
  • Preparing and reviewing agreements
  • Planning and executing an effective integration
  • Making key considerations when selling a business



Advance Preparation

Bring a pocket calculator.
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John Levy

John F. Levy, CPA, M.B.A.
Board Advisory

John F. Levy, MBA, CPA, is the CEO of Board Advisory, a firm that assists public companies, or companies aspiring to be public, with corporate governance, compliance, financial reporting and financial strategies. He has nine years’ experience with three large public accounting firms and served as CFO of both public and private companies. John currently is on the boards of three public companies and three non-profits, serving as Chairman of one company and audit committee chair of another. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.

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