Topics in Private Company Acquisitions (SC)

Section 1, Fall 18

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 14/16
Credits: 1
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Course Description

Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions of private companies are very different from public company transactions. This course explores the structuring and negotiating of private deals by strategic (another company) and financial (private equity) purchasers through detailed discussion of and exercises focused on actual transactions.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): Due Date Only

A take-home exam will be required. Students will receive the exam in a sealed envelope on the last day of class. Students will be on their honor to take only the stated amount of time to complete their exam answers upon opening the envelope, and for uploading their answer document to EXPO thereafter. The deadline for submitting to EXPO will be no later than two weeks after the last class session at noon.

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will complete homework assignments to be submitted directly to the professor.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: It is helpful, but not required, for students to have had exposure to what corporations are through prior courses such as Corporations, Securities Regulation, Income Tax, or Partnership Tax. Because the credits in this course count toward the JD Program Professional Skills requirement, JD candidates will be given enrollment priority for this class. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Notes: Attendance at all class sessions is required.

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: Yes
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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