Mergers, Acquisitions, And Corporate Restructuring –
This course prepares students to analyze merger and acquisition opportunities in ways that will maximize corporate value and shareholder wealth in a competitive market environment. Special emphasis is placed on the identification, screening, selection, evaluation, and financing of activities. Additionally, the course examines business failures and restructuring strategies.
Overview of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A’s) and Corporate Restructuring
Define mergers and acquisitions terminology.
Explain the rationale for M&A’s and corporate restructurin.
Examine the trends, statistics, examples of mergers and acquisitions.
Compare and contrast different types of M&A’s strategies.
Analyzing and Negotiating M&A’s Deals
Describe search and screening processes for mergers and acquisitions.
Compare and contrast valuation criteria and techniques.
Analyze negotiation and bidding process of mergers and acquisitions.
Evaluate the sources and instruments for financing M&A’s.
Evaluating the Effects of M&A’s on Corporate Value
Evaluate pre and post merger activities.
Assess human and cultural aspects of M&A’s.
Analyze the accounting, tax, and legal effects on M&A’s.
Business Failure and Corporate Restructuring
Compare and contrast the reasons and types of M&A failures.
Compare and contrast the various forms of corporate restructuring.
Analyze the risks associated with M&A’s strategy.
Recommend contingency plans for successful M&A’s.
Examination of Contemporary and Critical Issues
Analyze the impact of corporate governance and ethical consideration on M&A’s.
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