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Rensselaer Catalog 2007-2008 
Rensselaer Catalog 2007-2008 [Archived Catalog]

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MGMT 7210 - Acquisition and Venture Analysis

Recent years have seen an accelerated commitment to growth and asset reallocation through acquisitions and corporate restructurings. Indeed the accounting profession is taking a fresh look at how these deals are accounted for in the firms’ financial statements. The rate of deals is exponential and covers the full spectrum from established industries to high technology, computer, biotechnology, and internet firms. Topics covered in this course are reasons for acquisitions, valuing, and structuring a transaction. Determining the currency to be used, achieving strategic and organizational alignment, takeover defenses, and post-deal integration. Students study a recent transaction of their own choosing and prepare an oral and written report focusing on those aspects that made the deal successful.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: MGMT 6020 or permission of instructor.

Credit Hours: 3

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