LAW 6298

LAW 6298

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

This course will examine the private equity industry by exploring the many roles that lawyers and business professionals can play in the private equity marketplace. The course will focus on private equity acquisitions (including public and private transactions), as well as on the evolving fundraising market and the investor community, financing private equity transactions, exit transactions (such as IPOs, strategic and secondary sales), governance issues in private equity portfolio companies, regulatory and litigation issues facing private equity firms, and the role of management in private equity transactions. Guest speakers will include practicing (and non-practicing) lawyers and private equity professionals who will offer insight into the state and evolution of the private equity industry and how it has impacted the broader asset management business and the merger and acquisitions and financing marketplace. Emphasis will be placed on how to effectively counsel clients facing critical business and investment decisions that may have legal implications. Course materials will be varied and will include cases, case studies, SEC filings, deal and financing documentation, offering memoranda, a variety of types of agreements and secondary sources. Grades will be based on papers and/or class or oral presentations.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: Business Organizations.

Comments Attendance mandatory at first class.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NBA 6970

  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18653LAW 6298  LEC 001

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