Course Summary

Duration2 hours

PresenterCormac Lucey

Course Content

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Steps in a transaction
  • Due diligence
  • Legal documentation
  • The MBO market & recent transactions

Key Learning Outcomes:

Participants will gain an understanding of current key corporate finance concepts and developments and be able to apply this to SMEs.


CPD Course Facilitator

Cormac Lucey – Economic Commentator, Author & Columnist

Cormac Lucey was educated in UCD and qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1987. He has since worked in the financial industry, focusing on corporate finance. Between 2002 and 2007 he served as special adviser to the Tanaiste, Michael McDowell.

He has developed and currently presents the Diploma in Corporate finance (at Chartered Accountants Ireland) and the Diploma in Business Finance (at the Irish Management Institute). He also teaches finance at the Michael Smurfit Graduate School (University College Dublin).

He contributes regularly to discussions on public affairs and is a weekly columnist on economics with the Irish edition of The Sunday Times. He has contributed to several books including authoring Plan B – How Leaving the Euro Can Save Ireland and co-authoring The Business Compass – Perspectives on Business Ethics