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Course Outline -  Lectures , Assignments and Exams

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Syllabus

Syllabus Spring 2022

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Dropbox Link

Processor's Email

Microsoft Team call

Microsoft Teams (sign-in)

Office Hours:

Thursdays, 4-5:30pm

Jubilee Hall Room# 691 

Professor's Biography

Professor's Biography

 

Thu 6.30 - 8.45pm

Corrigan Hall Room 76

Jan 20 

Jan 27

Feb 3

Feb 10

Feb 17

Feb 24

Mar 3

Mar 10

Mar 17

Mar 24

Mar 31

Apr 7

April 14

Apr 21

Apr 28

May 5

May 12
On-Line via TEAMS

TEAMS CHANNEL LINK

 

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK

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Chapter  1

Chapter 2 

Chapter 3 

Chapter 4-5

Chapter 7-9

 

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Chapter 13 

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Chapter 18 

   
 

Assigned Lectures

Lecture #1: Introduction to M&A

Lecture 1: Intro to M&A

Lecture #2: Regulatory Environment

Lecture 2: Regulatory Environment

Lecture #3: The Corporate Takeover Market

Lecture 3: Takeover Markets

Lecture #4: Acquisiton Process

Lecture 4 - Acquisition Planning

Lecture #5: Valuation Methods

Lecture 5 - Corporate Valuations

Lecture #6: Projections amd Basic Financial Modeling

Lecture 6 - Projections

EXAM REVIEW

Midterm Exam Review

 

Lecture #7: Valuation of Private Companies

Lecture 7 - Corporate Valuations

Lecture #8: Debt Raising and Leveraged Buyouts (LBO)

Lecture 8 -Leveraged Buyouts

Lecture #9: Transaction Analysis - Case Studies

EXAM REVIEW

 
 

Assigned Spreadsheets

                             
 

EXAMS

             

MidTerm Exam

           

Final Exam

Final Exam Review

 

Homework Assignments

       

HOMEWORK #1 (GROUP)

PRESENT TARGET SWOT ANALYSIS

 

Peloton Yahoo Finance Link

 

HOMEWORK #2 (GROUP)

STANDALONE PROJECTION ANALYSIS

 

Yahoo Financial Statement

Peloton Yahoo Finance Link

     

HOMEWORK #3 (GROUP)

VALUATION METHODS AND STANDALONE DEAL STRUCTURE 

 

Peloton Yahoo Finance Link

 

HOMEWORK #4 (GROUP)

COMBINED ACCRETION 

 

Peloton Yahoo Finance Link

HOMEWORK #5 (GROUP)

COMBINED / STANDALONE SYNERGIES 

 

Peloton Yahoo Finance Link

 
 

Case Studies

 

CASE STUDY #1: Cross-Border Acqusition

CASE STUDY #2: Facebook Acquiring WhatsApp Q&D Approach

 

CASE STUDY #3: Hyatt Financial Analysis and Valuation

CASE STUDY #4: Cedar Fair as a target to SeaWorld

   

CASE STUDY #5: Hotel Expo

CASE STUDY #5: Hotel Expo

CASE STUDY #5 Hotel Expo - Template with Answers

CASE STUDY #6: Colorado Dental - Proforma Balance Sheet

CASE STUDY #6: Colorado Dental - Transaction S&U, WACC and Debt Capacity

CASE STUDY #6: Colorado Dental: Debt Schedules - Floating and Fixed Rates

CASE STUDY #7: Public to Private LBO

CASE STUDY #7: Public to Private LBO Case Study Template

CASE STUDY #8 Proud Steel and Dynamic Steel

CASE # 8: Merger_Analysis

Testing the Twitter Acquisition

Buyout Press Release on Reuters

CASE STUDY #9: Alexandria Hotel LBO

Case Study #9: Alexandria Hotel Template

 
 

Reading Material

       

Yahoo Finance - Cedar Fair

Cedar Fair Bid for Cedar Fair

SeaWorld bidding for Cedar Fair Rejected

SeaWorld sweetened takeover offer for Cedar Fair

SeaWorld, Cedar Fair Slide as Theme-Park Merger Plan Crumbles

                 
 

Final Project

                         

Final Project Description

Public to Private LBO Case Study Template

 
 

OPTIONAL TEXTBOOKS

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Link to purchase book (BFIN 4241)

Link to purchase book (BFIN 7225)

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Link to purchase book

       

Chapters 5, 6 17

   

Chapter 17 

Chapter 11 

Chapter 11 - LBO - written by Professor Droussiotis

Chapter 9 

   
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