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Master Class in Mergers & Acquisitions

Spring 2013 MBA Course

B9377-010: Master Class in Mergers & Acquisitions

M - Full Term, 05:45PM to 09:00PM
Location: URI 329

This course seeks to analyze M&A deals from multiple perspectives: (1) economic logic, including the synergies between targets and acquirors and their respective bargaining power, and the logic of the mode of sale chosen (broad based auction  or privately negotiated sale, deal protection mechanisms (including contractual such as go-shop and no-shop as well as financial such as termination fees and management employment contracts pre- and post-merger), (2)  financial value, (3) legal risks related to litigation and regulation, and (4) the roles of investment bankers and other consultants as information intermediaries.