Go to the U of M home page.

Course Details

Mergers and Acquisitions
#6102

Type

LEC

Credits

2/3 cr.

Prerequisites

BA/Corps or taking BA/Corps or Corps IL

Student Year

2L/3L

Description:

This class will cover the theory behind, the Federal and state law governing, and the practice of, Mergers and Acquisitions. Our main focus will be what a transactional lawyer would want and need to know as to why mergers and acquisitions might occur and how and why companies or shareholders would embrace or disfavor them, how the transactions are documented and how disclosure requirements are met, and what the present cases say.

show all

Sections

Spring 2015: Mergers and Acquisitions

show details

Type

LEC

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

(see course description, above)

(no readings)

Spring 2014: Mergers and Acquisitions

show details

Type

LEC

Credits

2

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

This course will delve into the substantive work of practitioners in an M&A transaction. Students will gain knowledge of common M&A terms, the main deal documents and material negotiating points surrounding an M&A transaction. We will discuss transaction structures and types of acquirers, valuation concepts and drafting techniques, private equity M&A and leveraged buy-outs, introductory public company M&A concepts and material topics related to venture financings. We will also discuss recent and ongoing transactions. The objective of this course is to familiarize students with the main issues facing practitioners through every phase of an M&A deal and deal documentation from inception to closing.

(no readings)

Spring 2013: Mergers and Acquisitions

show details

Type

LEC

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

TWEN

lawschool.westlaw.com... courseid=149736

Details:

(see course description, above)

(no readings)