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Fall 2017-2018
* ECO 464 (SA)   na, npdf

Corporate Restructuring

O. Griffith Sexton

This course applies topics from microeconomics (ECO 310) and corporate finance (ECO 363) to study corporate restructuring. Topics include mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, divestiture and share repurchases. Each of these is discussed in the context of the relevant economic theory, institutional and regulatory environment, and with a focus on shareholder value.

Sample reading list:
Sirower, The Synergy Trap
Wasserstein, Big Deal
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Readings from assigned texts - 50 pages per week. Four written work assignments will be submitted by groups that will consist of 3-4 students.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 25%
Quizzes - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Problem set(s) - 25%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ECO 300 or ECO 310.

Reserved Seats:
Seniors Only 20
Open to Graduate Students Only 8

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20749 L01 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm T   Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building   101   Enrolled:20 Limit:28