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TACC613 Mergers and Acquisitions
Campus: South Eveleigh, NSW 2015
Units of Credit: 6
Prerequisite or Corequisite: TFIN603 Corporate Finance
EFTSL*: 0.125
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3
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Unit Overview:

This subject looks at all aspects of the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and restructuring process. Topics covered include the relation between mergers and corporate strategy, M&A deal rationale, valuation and structuring issues. Additionally, common types of M&A deals and restructuring transactions are also covered. Specific topics addressed include reasons for takeovers, merger waves, academic research on M&A, business and acquisition plans, implementation of takeover plans, valuation in the takeover context, regulation of takeovers, deal structuring issues, private equity and leveraged buyout (LBO) transactions, takeover of privately-held firms, alternative exit and restructuring strategies and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Legal and tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions are also examined.

*EFTSL = Equivalent full-time study load