FIN 527 XMA - Mergers & Acquisitions Topics
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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Academic Program Restrictions:
MS: Finance Cost Rec - UIUC MS: Finance Cost Rec -UIUC MS:Finance -UIUC MBA:Bus Administration -UIUC
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate