Leveraged Buyout LBO Modeling (CF)

Learn to build an LBO model from scratch in CFI's leveraged buyout modeling course.

Corporate Finance Institute (CFI) on-demand courses are designed for finance professionals and industry practitioners who want to master the art of corporate finance and supporting skillsets. 

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On completion of the CFI courses, CFI will issue a certificate as supporting documentation for CPD audit purposes.

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Learn to build an LBO model from scratch in CFI's leveraged buyout modeling course. This advanced class covers how to set up and build an LBO model step-by-step including assumptions, financing, forecast income statement, balance sheet, cash flow, debt schedule, DCF, IRR, sensitivity analysis, error checks, all formulas, functions, and formatting.

Advanced financial practitioners. The course is most suitable for professionals working in investment banking and private equity, although it may also be useful for professionals in equity research, corporate development, and other areas of finance.

Participants will develop a stronger understanding of: 

  • Layout and structure - how to effectively set up the model in Excel
  • Assumptions - general transaction details, operating scenarios, financing terms, sources and uses of cash, etc.
  • Historical financial statements - linking the 3 statements in Excel
  • Building the forecast - using operating scenarios and other assumptions to drive the forecast
  • Transaction balance sheet - calculating all adjusting entries to create a pro forma balance sheet (goodwill, recapitalization, etc)
  • Debt schedule - model all tranches of debt and interest using dynamic formulas
  • Credit metrics - model all necessary debt covenants such as debt/EBITDA, EBIT/Interest, fixed-charge coverage ratio, and more
  • DCF & IRR - incorporate a discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis and internal rate of return (IRR) by investor type
  • Sensitivity analysis - create data tables to sensitize the IRR based on changes in key assumptions and drivers
  • Charts & graphs - show outputs and results from the LBO model


5/11/2021 - 3/31/2022
On Demand

Personal Passport Eligibility

Corporate Passport Eligibility


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