This class provides students with key information on how to conduct private and public M&A deals, presents the main legal issues raised by M&A activity, and discusses how to run M&A deals as efficiently as possible.
The course will:
Cover the four main types of M&A deals (i.e. proprietary sale, auction, joint venture and public takeover) and describe the main features and legal issues in respect of each.
Provide indicative timetables.
Describe the main legal issues raised by M&A deals.
Identify the most common process-related issues.
Give an insight into market trends.
Answer certain consents/approvals jurisdiction-specific requirements.