This course examines the theories and empirical evidence related to mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions and reorganizations. The course looks at friendly mergers, hostile takeovers (including takeover and anti-takeover tactics), leveraged buyouts and bankruptcy. Throughout, the course examines the motives behind these transactions and reorganizations.
Prerequisites: FRE 6103 and Graduate Standing
Additional material: FRE 6391 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS AND CORPORATE FINANCE.pdf