From May 19 to May 20, 2017, the first M&A modelling workshop for FS Alumni took place at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. FS Alumni Management organized the event and invited Simon Hirst, visiting Professor for Mergers & Acquisitions at Frankfurt School, led through the various sessions. Simon Hirst has almost 30 years of work experience and held various leadership positions within the M&A and Private Equity industries. In a humorous and entertaining way he performed several live exercises in building sets of financial statements and put a case study into practice. After the first session, participants got together on Friday evening, enjoying insights with Simon Hirst as well as networking, exchanging experiences and ideas with each other. Numerous Alumni emphasised that they have gained new important knowledge for their daily work during the event.