Mergers and Acquisitions – 6102
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.