NBA 6970

NBA 6970

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.

Comments Attendance mandatory at first class.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LAW 6298

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 16728 NBA 6970   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous
    Johnson and Law students only. Add/Drop Dates: August 17th at 8:00am thru September 9th at 11:59pm. After September 9th permission of the instructor is required to add/drop and a late fee of $100.00 will be charged. If you are dropping after October 21st you will also receive a "W" on your transcript in addition to the late fees. There will be no enrollment from a wait list into a class if you have a time conflict or will put you over your maximum allowed credits.