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Early Warning Signs and Causes of Distress

Euromoney Learning
Course summary
Professional Training
1 day
185 GBP
Online courses

Course description

Early Warning Signs and Causes of Distress

Following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, the global financial markets have suddenly become burdened with a large number of distressed firms. This is the first of a series of three Online Masterclasses that cover distressed corporates. The aim is to provide delegates with an understanding of early warning signs (EWS) and causes of distress. 

Our LIVE (Live Interactive Virtual Education) courses are a series of short and interactive instructor led sessions, enabling the participant learn from our industry-leading faculty, designed specifically for learning from the office or at home.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

By the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will be able to:

  • appreciate a wide range of common early warning signs (EWS) of corporate distress
  • understand the common causes of corporate failure
  • differentiate between causes of distress that are within or beyond the firm’s control
  • understand how identifying the causes of distress is key to any work-out solution

Training Course Content

Session 1: Common EWS of corporate distress

  • Macro-economic signs
  • Geo-political risk signs
  • Sector and industry-based signs
  • Other market-based signs
  • Stock market signals for listed firms
  • Operational signs
  • Signs from the financial statements

Session 2: Common causes of corporate failure

  • The link between EWS and causes of corporate failure
  • Is it a liquidity problem, a leverage problem or a viability problem?
  • Sovereign, macro-economic and cyclicality problems
  • Industry and market specific challenges and deterioration
  • Firm specific problems– management, strategy, operational, financial

Session 3: Are the underlying problems within the firm’s control?

  • When the causes of distress are out of the firm’s control – can it adapt?
  • When the causes of distress are caused by firm-specific problems – can they be solved?

Session 4: Causes of distress and work-out solutions

  • Overview of how different causes will lead to different work-out solutions
  • (This topic to be covered in more detail in Webinar 3)

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Euromoney Learning

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