Financial Due Diligence

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Experienced instructors

Course Completion Certificate

HD Quality

Recorded Lectures



Total Duration

8+ Hours

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What Will You Learn In The Course?

Introduction to Financial Due Diligence

The fundamentals of financial due diligence and its role in the merger and acquisition process.

Financial Statement Analysis

How to analyze and interpret financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.

Identifying and Assessing Financial Risks

Techniques for identifying and assessing financial risks, including credit risk, market risk, and operational risk.

Evaluating Financial Performance and Trends

The importance of understanding a company's financial performance and trends, and how to use financial metrics to evaluate a company's overall health.

Accounting Policies and Procedures Review

How to conduct a thorough review of a company's accounting policies and procedures, and identify any potential issues or red flags.

Legal and Regulatory Requirements

The legal and regulatory requirements for financial due diligence and how to ensure compliance with these requirements.

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Day Wise Curriculum

Sr. No. Caption Description Min
1 Introduction • Self-introduction.
• Journey so far
• Ice breaker - Quick tip for interviews [behavirol]
• Approach for the session - What is important and key for cracking the interview
2 What is FDD / TD • DD meaning + necessity
• Role [Eg: Doctor certificate]
• Different streams + Carve out process
• Buyside vs sell side
• Theme line for FDD = EBITDA, NWC and ND.
• Jargon and abbreviations
• Audit vs FDD
• Deal Journey = Deal closure
3 EV to Equity bridge • Objective and importance
• Emphasis on normalization
• Rationale for all items of FS.
• Closing mechanism
4 Adjusted EBITDA • Objective and importance
• Sample illustrations
• Key procedures for analysis
• Interview tip to check for analytical mindsets
• Business acumen items
• Sample illustrations including Lease accounting (Ind AS + Cash cost)
5 Break Break 10
6 Diligence mindset • Fraud vs diligence mindset (man vs machine)
• Typical interview questions
• Importance of excel - pivots + Power BI
7 Adjusted Net debt • Objective and importance
• Sample illustrations
• Illustrative debt and debt-like items are both ways of thinking about the buy side vs sell side
• Off-balance sheet items
8 Adjusted net working capital • Objective and importance
• Trend computations
• Days relevance
• Target
9 Quick re-cap • EV to equity
• Adjustment tables
10 Key P&L analysis • Caption level walk - revenue to costs.
• KPIs and trends - concentration
• Financial vs operational analysis
• Industry-level specifications [Quick tip for interviews]
• Importance of assertions = Completeness + reconciliations.
• PV formula + Mix impacts + Bridges
• Vintage analysis
• Seasonality
• Constant currency
• Outturn & forecast analysis + sensitivities
11 Cash flows • Free cash flows
• Cash burn
• Definition of cash balances
12 Capex • Growth vs maintenance
• Deferred Capex - aging
• Key questions to check for
13 Break Break 10
14 Key BS analysis • Functional BS
• AR analysis + PDD assessment + ECLM approach
• Inventory analysis
• AP analysis
• Other assets and liabilities
• Employee-related liabilities
15 Deal documents • SPA
• CP, CS, and warranties
• Lockbox approach
16 Mock interview - sample • Sample questions = behavioral
• Grilling approach = Question over question
17 Recap and closure 20
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Why CA Monk For FDD?

Affordable Price
Completion Certificate
Friendly Support
Community Access
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Who Is This Course For?


Students & Professionals


Students & Professionals


Students & Professionals

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Meet Your Trainer

CA Avinash Khandelwal

We are excited to introduce you to our Financial Due Diligence masterclass mentor, CA Avinash Khandelwal.

With a wealth of knowledge and experience, He is the perfect guide to take you through the complexities of this critical process.

He has worked on numerous financial due diligence projects for a wide range of clients, from small startups to large multinational corporations. He has a deep understanding of the key principles and best practices for conducting financial due diligence and is able to provide valuable insights and real-world examples to help you understand the concepts.

With him as your mentor, you can be confident that you are receiving the best guidance and instruction. He is dedicated to helping you succeed and will be available to answer any questions and provide support throughout the course.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from one of the best in the field.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Yes, you will get a certificate after you complete this course

  • The validity of the course is 6 months

  • Yes, you will get a validity extension by contacting our support team

  • It is a pre-recorded batch. However, there will be live interactive sessions with the trainer.

  • You will get the resources in the course with which you have to practice

  • The course is in Hinglish

  • Yes, you can run the course on mobile phone in our app, but you need laptop to practice

  • No, we have structured the course from basic to advanced so that candidates can learn it easily

  • The earlier you learn the better it is, you can learn the course now and practice when you join articleship

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