Corporate Finance III
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Learning outcomes of course unit
Students will acquire detailed knowledge of essential concepts and processes in company mergers and acquisitions from commercial, organisational and capital market-oriented perspectives. Students will also be able to rationally direct necessary decisions in M&A processes at the individual, group and company levels, so that they are always comprehensible, reasonable and based on facts.
prerequisites and co-requisites
The definition of M&A; goals from a strategic and an operational point of view; phases of mergers and acquisitions; M&A strategy; strategic fit analysis; pre-merger assessment, due diligence; evaluation; financial engineering; negotiations; post-merger integration; disinvestment; outsourcing.
recommended or required reading
Berk/DeMarzo (2013). Corporate Finance. Pearson Education.
DePamphilis (2011). Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Restructuring Activities: An Integrated Approach to Process, Tools, Cases, and Solutions. Academic Press.
Feldman (2013). The Entrepreneur's Growth Startup Handbook: 7 Secrets to Venture Funding and Successful Growth. John Wiley & Sons.
Tseng (2013). M&A Transactions: Financial Due Diligence from Zero to Professional. CreateSpace Independent Publishing.
assessment methods and criteria
Written exam and/or scientific paper and/or presentation
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number of ECTS credits allocated
planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, group work, presentation and task discussion
semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered
name of lecturer(s)
Dipl.-Kffr. Galkiewicz Dominika
year of study
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