LAW 6298

LAW 6298

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

This course will examine the private equity industry and will explore the many roles that lawyers and business professionals 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.  Although private equity in a global alternative asset class and includes  many investment strategies , including venture capital, growth equity and real estate, this course will focus on the US buyout environment with some reference and comparison to other  categories of private equity.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: LAW 6131.

Comments Attendance mandatory at first class.

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

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 16529 LAW 6298   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous