Topics in Mergers and Acquisitions

Topics in Mergers and Acquisitions

Professor John Coates
Spring 2017 reading group
Th 5:00pm - 7:00pm in WCC Room 5047
1 classroom credit

Prerequisites: None.

Exam Type: No exam.

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.).

Note: The reading group will meet on the following dates: 2/2, 2/16, 3/2, 3/23, 4/6, 4/20.

Drop Deadline: February 3, 2017 by 11:59 pm EST

Subject Areas: Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance