LAW 6297

LAW 6297

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

This course will provide an introduction to the private equity industry and will highlight 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) and the evolving fundraising market and the investor community and will also cover financing private equity transactions, exit transactions (such as IPOs, strategic and secondary sales), the impact that recent global developments has had on fundraising and private equity transactions, governance issues in private equity portfolio companies, regulatory issues facing private equity firms and the role of management and employees in private equity transactions. Although private equity is a global alternative asset class and includes investment strategies such as venture capital, growth equity and real estate, this course will focus on U.S. private equity buyouts with appropriate references and comparisons to other such investment strategies.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite or corequisite: LAW 6131.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 0 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19716 LAW 6297   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person