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FIN 527 XMA - Mergers & Acquisitions Topics

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Focuses on identifying ways to increase firm value through mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and corporate restructurings. We will develop your skills in the design and evaluation of transactions. Specific topics addressed in the course are the valuation of companies, structuring of transactions, deal tactics and strategy, valuation of leveraged buyouts, and spin-offs/carve-outs. We will also delve into issues of law, accounting and taxation and how they affect the structuring and outcome of merger transactions. Knowledge about M&A is an important component of any corporate finance professional and is the foundation for effective work in a wide range of fields including corporate development, investment banking, consulting, and advising senior management. Course Information: 2 or 4 graduate hours. No professional credit.

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This section is only for students registered in-absentia.

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MBA:Bus Administration -UIUC

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2

Term(s): Spring


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