The Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances (IMAA) is a not-for-profit think tank for Mergers & Acquisitions which pursues research and provides educational certificate programs, workshops, resources, and expert knowledge in the field of M&A. Founded in 2004, the Institute consists of respected faculty and trainers from around the world who contribute to the research, resource content, and programmes. As the leading academic institution for M&A and a globally active institute, their programmes offer a wealth of experience and know-how and are the most substantial and complete educational offering in existence. Their M&A certificate programmes are the only internationally broadly recognized education programmes and its content is relevant to both developed countries and emerging markets. IMAA participants and institute members represent over 70 countries, including students and junior professionals to board-level executives and government officials. They are committed to providing excellence in M&A education and research, and are dedicated to making mergers, acquisitions and alliances beneficial for businesses and their participants succeed with their projects and careers.