Analysing financial tricks II: Capital restructuring and others - Workshop 2018

This course aims to understand the financial tricks of capital restructuring and others.

My Offerings


This workshop aims to provide you with the basic and practical knowledge in understanding financial tricks. It discusses different types of capital restructuring methods including capital reduction, share consolidation, share subdivision and share repurchase. It also examines other financial tricks including change of company name, change in board lot size, change in the use of proceeds and asset swap.

Key topics covered:

  • What is capital restructuring?
  • Capital reduction
  • Share consolidation
  • Share subdivision
  • Share buy-back
  • Other financial tricks
  • Real-life cases on understanding financial tricks

Trainer profile:

Dr M. K. Lai is the Principal Consultant of Executive Training and Management Consultancy Company Limited. Since 2000, he has been offering professional consulting services and quality training programs to many financial institutions, business firms, professional bodies and academic organisations. He obtained a doctorate in finance at the London Business School. He is a CFA charterholder. He has published a number of professional books and articles.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the nature of capital restructuring
  • Contrast the different types of capital restructuring methods
  • Gain insights from how companies make use of financial tricks in capital restructuring and others


This workshop is suitable for accountants, auditors, finance professionals and anyone who is interested in enhancing their understanding of financial tricks in capital restructuring and others.



3 hours

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