Topics in Mergers and Acquisitions

Topics in Mergers and Acquisitions

Professor John Coates
Spring 2018 seminar
W 5:00pm - 7:00pm in WCC Room 3036
2 classroom credits

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: No Exam

The semester will be spent reading and discussing existing research on a number of topics (e.g., 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