Topics in Mergers and Acquisitions

Topics in Mergers and Acquisitions

Professor John Coates
Fall 2015 seminar
W 5:00pm - 7:00pm in WCC Room 3015
2 classroom credits

Prerequisites: None.

Exam Type: No exam.

Research and writing seminar on advanced topics in M&A. The semester will be spent reading and discussing existing research on a number of topics (hostile takeovers and defenses; short-termism and activist investors; risk-allocation and earn-outs; dispute management and arbitration; shareholder litigation and forum bylaws; deal structure and currency; post-merger integration; non-financial factors affecting pricing; etc.).

Subject Areas: Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance