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Financial Planning for Mergers & Acquisitions (ACCT-444-0)
1.00 Credit
TCE BidStats

Description:
Many companies are able to identify potential merger partners where combinations can result in significant synergies or value creation, but less than half are able to execute the merger to claim the value created. This course provides the technical knowledge necessary to identify targets as well as prepare business and law practitioners for their future collaborations in the mergers and acquisitions field. The course is offered jointly by the Kellogg School of Management and the Northwestern Law School and is primarily targeted for those interested in planning, analyzing, executing, or facilitating corporate acquisitions. Topics include: economics of mergers and acquisitions, securities law and antitrust regulation, financial reporting issues, tax implications, and economic and legal considerations.

Prerequisites:
Full-Time: (DECS-434-0 OR DECS-431-0 OR DECS-437-0 OR DECS-439-0 OR DECS-439-B OR DECS-440-0 OR DECS-445-0 OR DECSM-431-0) AND (FINC-430-0 OR FINC-440-0 OR FINCM-430-0)
Part-Time: (FINC-430-0 OR FINC-440-0)

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Academic Year Term   Session Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2015-2016 Fall 2015 10 Weeks ACCT-444-0 Financial Planning for Mergers & Acquisitions 61 1 Lys, Thomas Mon/Thu 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (G43) N ACCT-444 Section 61 Final presentations, Wednesday, December 2, 3:00pm-6:00pm in Jacobs G42
2015-2016 Fall 2015 10 Weeks ACCT-444-0 Financial Planning for Mergers & Acquisitions 81 1 Lys, Thomas Mon 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Evanston Jacobs (G05) N ACCT-444 Section 81: Final presentations, December 7, 6:30pm-9:30pm in Jacobs G05
2016-2017 Fall 2016 10 Weeks ACCT-444-0 Financial Planning for Mergers & Acquisitions 61 1 Finn, Mark Tue/Fri 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Evanston TBD (Room TBA) N
2016-2017 Fall 2016 10 Weeks ACCT-444-0 Financial Planning for Mergers & Acquisitions 71 1 Finn, Mark Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chicago TBD (Room TBA) N