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Testimonials & Reference List

Over the years, there have been thousands of participants in the M&A certificate programs, trainings, workshops, courses, and consulting projects that our instiute and faculty have been involved at from all around the world.

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Testimonials

Many of the participants attend our M&A trainings with various backgrounds and differents motivations. Please find below a small selection of our current and past participants. A list of selected companies, you can find below.

Austin Cooke Global M&A Director for Kentucky Fried Chicken at Yum! Group

I took this program to broaden my M&A skills, and to enhance my experience of other sector best practices. The course content is well put together, and the flexible approach to assignment style also allows you to tackle the set problems in your own way. There are lots of relevant, cross sector examples to refer to, and which reinforce the practicality of the content. The online platform provides flexibility and the opportunity to tackle the course content at your own pace, and based on other commitments.”

Sasan Hashemi CEO of IntraBase

“The format of the onsite training developed by the Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances enabled a combination of ‘on-point’-knowledge transfer through presentations and at the same time room to back the knowledge with real-world examples.”

Janette Kolega Marketing Consultant “I was especially interested in the holistic approach for Post Merger Integration of Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances. The course was backed with real life examples of success and failure in the integration process.”

John Grecu, MBA Senior Financial Analyst

“I developed a thorough understand of the steps involved in the deal making process, as well as, the key concerns involved – from pricing an acquisition target to post merger integration. This knowledge has helped me in job interviews and will help me in a corporate development role with an International organization.”

Parthasarathy Venkatram Managing Consultant, IBM Global Business Services “The IM&A program taught me the key aspects of M&A and provides a toolbox for Due Diligence and Valuation. The method of testing the knowledge of candidates is not only by giving multiple choice questions, but also by giving them  business case scenarios that they need to think through and understand.”

Muhammad Muzaffar Managing Consultant “To develop a corporate strategy, sound understanding of M&A process and it’s implications is crucial. That’s why I was looking for a platform which could provide a holistic perspective about M&A domain.I am really glad to find IMAA Program which provided an excellent balance of academics and Industry-Insights. Very relevant and Interesting Case-Studies with practical guidelines from Professor Kummer made this certification really valuable to me. Course Content was thorough, current and well-organized.”

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Cover for Mergers & Acquisitions Certificate Programs and Valuation Trainings

Rodrigo Tona Chief Executive Officer, Termoencogibles SA de CV

Janette Kolega Prior Marketing Strategist, Kolega Marketing

Robert Semethy Chief Procurement Officer, Erste Group Bank AG

Günter Leonhartsberger, CFA Founder & CEO, Leonhartsberger & Partners

Michael Samonas, PhD Chief Financial Officer, SIDMA SA

Evgeni Kanev, PhD Managing Partner, Maconis LLC

Stefan Gartler, CFA Portfolio Manager, C-Quadrat

Petra Dietrich Manager Mergers & Acquisitions, Magna Steyr

Reference List (Selection)

Our participants have either worked at or joined the following companies after attending M&A trainings and courses by our Institute or faculty or after completing the M&A certificate. This is a selection of companies, some of them well-known. However our participants range from small and medium sized companies to global players and include state owned enterprises (SOE), sovereign wealth funds (SWF), private equity (PE), investment banking, government bodies, as well as non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

ABB
Accenture
AccorHotels
Acuris Global
Adidas
Adolf Würth
AG Partners
Agilisys
Agrana
Agribank
Air Plus International
Alexa Capital
Al-Futtaim Group
Allen & Overy
Allianz
Alpine Equity
Alvarez & Marsal
Amadeus IT Group
Amazon
Amec Foster Wheeler
AMP
Anadolu Efes
Anco Food
Andritz
Apple
ARACON Consulting
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
ARDENT Advisory & Accounting
ARS Capital
Asurion
ATCO
Atos Consulting
ATZ
aws
AXPO
Bahrain Mumtalakat
Baker Hughes
Banamex
Banca Zarattini & Co.
Banco de Crédito (BCP)
Banfield
Bang & Olufsen
Bank Vontobel
Barry Callebaut
BASF
BBVA
BBVA Bancomer
BDO
Beacon Inc.
BearingPoint
Belgravia and Co.
Berenberg
Berner Kantonalbank
bioMerieux
Bloomberg
BNP Paribas
Bobst Group
Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
BP
British Telecom (BT)
BTC Value
Burda Digital
C&A
C&A Advisors
Cambodia Stock Exchange
Carnegie Investment Bank
ČEZ Group
China State Construction Engineering Corporation
CHUGH CPAs
Citibank
Clear House Accountants
Clearstream
CNN International
Coca-Cola Bottling
Cognizant
Combined Therapeutics Inc
Constantia Flexibles
Consulate General of Canada
Continental
Convertinvest
C-Quadrat
Credit Suisse
Crowe Horwath
Daimler
Dell EMC
Deloitte
Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Post DHL Group
dorma + kaba
easyJet
EK – Consulting
Enel
Erber Group
Ericsson
Erste Bank
European Central Bank
Euroset
EVN
EY (fomerly Ernst & Young)
Facebook
Ferromex
Firmenich
First Investment Bank
First National Bank of Northern California
FPT
Futurestep, A Korn Ferry Company
G&A Group
Galtronics Wuxi

Gap Inc./Banana Republic
Gate Gourmet
General Electric (GE)
General Motors
GFT
Givaudan
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
Globe Telecom
Goldman Sachs
GoodMills Group
Google
GoPro
Gruppo Mondadori
GTBank
Guardian Wealther Management
Guggenheim Partners
Guidepoint
h&z Management Consulting
Haohung Group
HauGiang Pharma
Hellenic Bank
Henkel
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hilti
Hilton
Hitachi
Hoerbiger
HPE Growth Capital
HSBC
Huawei Technologies
Hübner Schlösser & Cie
ICIS
Infineon
Insurance State Supervision Agency of Georgia
Investment & Capital Corporation of the Philippines
J.P. Morgan
Japan Tobacco
Jet Aviation
JMT Consulting Co., Ltd.
Johnson & Johnson
Johnson Controls
Julius Baer
K-Express
Kimberly-Clark
KPMG
LeitnerLeitner
Leonhartsberger & Partners
Lidl
Liebherr
Linde Group
LinkedIn
Linstaver S.A
Logos Law Firm
L’Oreal
Lufthansa
LUKOIL International
LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics
M&A Treuhand
Maconis
Macquarie Group
Magna Steyr
Majid Al Futtain
Mann + Hummel
Manuli Hydraulics
Marchesini Group S.p.A.
Marriott International
Mashreq Bank
Mayr-Melnhof Karton
Mazars
MBU Consulting
Meinl Bank
MESCO Engineering AG
MMC Studios Köln
Mondelez International
Morgan Stanley
Mosaic Investments, Inc
MSCI Inc.
Nature International Food Co. Ltd.
Neulogy Ventures
Neveq Capital Partners
New York Life Insurance Company
Nissan Motor Corporation
Norges Bank
NORRIQ Belgium
Novartis
Novomatic
O&R Oppenhoff & Rädler
Oaklins
OC Oerlikon
Old Mutual South Africa
OMV
Orange
Österreichische Post
PA Consulting Group
Palfinger
PanAfrican Capital Plc
Paysafe Group
Penta Investments
Peritus
Pertamina
PG Bank
Phaeton Private Equity
Philip Morris
Philips Health Systems
Pinova Capital

Platina Partners LLP
Podravka
PokerStars
PORR
Porsche
Porsche Consulting
Postbank (Eurobank Bulgaria AD)
Procter & Gamble
ProSiebenSat.1 Digital
PwC
Qualitrol Corp.
Raiffeisen Bank International
Rakbank
Rand Merchant Bank
Red Swan Partners
Religare Macquarie Private Wealth
REWE International
Ringier Axel Springer Media
Risk Dynamics (Part of McKinsey & Company)
RKB International
Robert Bosch
Roland Berger
Rotana Media Group
RR Donnelley
RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria Aktiengesellschaft
Rystad Energy
Sahara Petrochemicals Company
SaigonBank Berjaya Securities
Satori Group India
SBB
Sberbank
Schaeffler
Schindler
Schlumberger
Schoeller-Bleckmann
Scotiabank
SEB AG
Sedef Group
Semperit
Severin Elektrogeraete GmbH
Shoma AB
ShuttleCloud Corp.
SIA Engineering Company
Sidma
Siemens
Sigma Corporate Finance
SKS Unternehmensberatung GmbH & Co. KG
Smart Capital GmbH
SMITH International Gulf Services LLC
Smylies
Societe Generale
Solvay Finance Luxembourg
SPAR
Spectrum Brands Inc.
SPIMACO
State Street Bank
Statoil
Strabag
Studio PVC
Swinerton Builders
Swiss Life
Tech Data Corporation
Techma FZCO
Telekom Austria
Telenor
Telkomsel
Tesla
The Central Bank of the Russian Federation
The Global Crosswalk
ThyssenKrupp
TLD Asia (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
T-Mobile
Todd Energy
Tommy Hilfiger
TPA Steuerberatung
Tristar Worldwide
T-Systems International
TÜV SÜD
UBS
UCB
UK Power Reserve
UM Madras
Unicredit Bank
Uniper
UNIQA
United Chemicals International
Uster Technologies AG
Verizon
Vienna Insurance Group
Vietcombank
Vinamilk
Vinatex
VNPT Group
Vodafone
VP Bank
Walt Disney
WD Capital Limited
Wien Holding
Wienerberger AG
Wipro
WPP
Ying Na Group
Zengwe Advisory
ZhongHe Appraisal Co., Ltd.
Zhonglun W&D Law Firm
Züblin Immobilien Holding
Zurich Insurance