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CLTI CPD Module: An Introduction to Special Purpose Acquisition Companies and Private Equity Trends

Course details

Cost

£200

Length

Online self-study for 1-2 hours – begin at any time.

Course Overview

This CPD module is designed for professionals working in the financial services/asset management industry and provides a detailed insight into one of the key global trends of 2021, special purpose acquisition companies.

This module has been designed for those who are relatively new to the financial services/asset management industry or more experienced practitioners who want to refresh their core knowledge.

Students of this course typically include:

  • Investment/asset/fund managers
  • Fund administrators
  • Accounting or finance graduates
  • Accountants
  • Auditors
  • Company Secretaries
  • Compliance professionals
  • Lawyers/Solicitors
  • Support staff for custodians, banks or trusts.

Course Content

On completion of this module you will be able to:

  • Learn what SPACs are and how they are structured
  • Review the historical development of SPACs
  • Explore the benefits and risks associated with investing in and merging with SPACS
  • Learn about the SPAC IPO and de-SPAC processes using real life case studies
  • Explore the reasons why SPACS have recently increased in popularity in some markets and less so in others
  • Consider the key differences between SPACS and other IPC models
  • Explore the relationship between SPAC trends and private equity trends

This course is delivered through an online learning platform, providing you with twelve months’ access to bespoke, interactive course material written by an industry expert. There is no formal assessment for this course, allowing you to study and learn at your own pace and refer back to the content as and when needed for the purpose of practice. There are 1-2 nominal hours of study recommended for this course.

Purchase of the CPD module includes access to the recording of our Q&A webinar with David Kimberley, Investment Writer at Freetrade Limited and Will Morgan, Managing Director at Offshore Limited.

Once you have completed the CPD module, you will be issued with a certificate of completion.

Course Benefits

This CPD module is designed for professionals working in the financial services/asset management industry and provides a detailed insight into one of the key global trends of 2021, special purpose acquisition companies.

Next Steps

Whilst we at the GTA promote and facilitate the STEP programmes, bookings are made directly with CLT International, STEP’s exclusive training provider. To enrol please book online.

Course Tutor

  • Central Law Training CLT

    CLT International has been providing certificated training and qualifications to professionals in the private client and wealth management industry since 1999. As an international company operating in over 90 global centres, we provide training to over 3,000 delegates per year and are also the exclusive provider for STEP, the worldwide professional association for those advising families across generations.

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