FI 419 Mergers and Acquisitions
This is a course in corporate finance dealing with transactions in which ownership of an entire or a portion of a firm changes hands in a single transaction. We will analyze different acquisition types, how the acquisition decision is taken,the deal structuring made and the negotiation process handled. Finally, the actual management of the acquisition work will be covered.The goal of this course is to familiarize the student with the markets for corporate control. The student will become more familiar with the management of mergers, acquisitions,takeovers and buyouts.
Introduction - the takeover process
Michael A., Hitt, Jeffrey S. Harrison, R. Duane. Mergers and Acquisitions. Oxford University Press US. 2001