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Workshop on Cross Border M&A


Fri Nov 25 2016, 9:00am–5:00pm

Where: Mandarin Orchard, 333 Orchard Road , Orchard Road, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

Ticket Information:

  • Early Bird Offer (Valid till 18thNov2016): $550.00
  • Group Discount (valid individually for 3 persons or more) : $500.00
  • Standard Fee: $700.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: raj4


This is an interactive course where we will discuss case studies and group discussions which will enable participants to gain confidence in applying the skills acquired during the course. Prior to the course, participants will be given access to soft copies of presentations for early preparation.

Who Should Attend?

The course is suitable for Investment Bankers, Consultants, Law Firms, Venture Capitalists, Tax specialists, Head of M&A, Head of Corporate Development, Head of Legal/General Counsel, CXO’s, MD’s, CFO’s and Business Owners who wish to gain a complete understanding of the subject.

Learning Objectives:

Examine recent trends in cross-border mergers and acquisitions

Evaluate the motivations for companies to pursue cross-border acquisitions

Identify the driving forces behind the recent surge in

Cross Border
Mergers and Acquisitions

Explain the alternative methods for valuing a potential acquisition target

Detail the stages in a cross-border acquisition and show how finance and strategy are intertwined

Learn tax and legal documentation

Understand best financing options available for Cross Border M&A

Our Experts:

Srividya Gopalakrishnan - Managing Director Duff & Phelps, Singapore

Srividya is the managing director of Duff & Phelps Singapore Pte Ltd. She set up American Appraisal Singapore operations in 2012, which later got acquired by Duff & Phelps, the largest global independent valuation advisory firm. She has over 19 years of experience in valuations, M&A, corporate finance and management consulting.

She has advised numerous companies on valuations for the purposes of transaction, restructuring, taxation, financial reporting, dispute resolution and financing. She is a member of the Institute of Valuers & Appraisers of Singapore (IVAS) Council as well as the IVAS Professional Development Committee. She is an empaneled valuer with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) for their IP Financing Scheme. Prior to joining American Appraisal, Srividya was the Partner and Practice Leader – Valuations at Grant Thornton India.

Rohan Solapurkar - Partner Deloitte, Singapore

Rohan Solapurkar is a Partner based in Deloitte Singapore office. He has more than 20 years of experience in International Tax.

Rohan’s clients include a diverse range of companies in different sectors such as IT, Hospitality, Real Estate, Infrastructure and Media. Rohan also has a deep understanding and knowledge of Singapore tax and the Indian tax and regulatory framework and has been advising multinationals on entry strategies, cash repatriation strategies, tax minimisation strategies etc.

Donald Ho - Partner , RSM Singapore

Donald started his career as a public accountant in Singapore and since 2004, had spent close to 10 years in China where he was a partner with a Big 4 firm before joining RSM Singapore in 2014.
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Ashish R. McLaren -Director Duff & Phelps, Singapore

Ashish is a Director providing M&A advisory services to his clients with regards their Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) transactions, Purchase Price Allocation (PPA) exercises, asset impairment reviews and other financial reporting valuations.

He has advised several companies including ST Telemedia, Singapore Airlines, Fraser & Neave, ST Engineering, Amtek Engineering, Qatar Telecom (now Ooredoo) in their M&A, IP valuation and financial reporting valuation requirements.

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