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Course Outline

This program area examines the dynamic world of cross border mergers & acquisitions. To grow globally through acquisition is one of the most important managerial strategies a company can make in order to compete effectively.

Classroom:          VC 14-245

Dec 14

Dec 17

Dec 18



Managerial Strategies and the Need to Grow Globally via acquisitions
Mergers & Acquisition Overview
Cross-Border Merger & Acquisitions: Opportunities and Challenges
U.S. Laws and Regulations on Cross-Border M&A

Analytical Approach to M&A


Basic corporate valuations and structures – testing the 5 methods of valuation

Accretion versus dilution analysis


Merging versus buying private


Valuation Workshop: (5 methods of Valuation)


Due Diligence process and Case studies of choosing the right acquisition candidate. 


Day One Presentation

Day Two Presentation

AK Steel Annual Report

Day Three Presentation

Steel Dynamics Annual Report



Ak Steel Financial Information

Valuation Analysis

Public Company Valuation

Private Company Valuation


Reports /Reading Assignments


AK Steel 10K

Yahoo Finance -AK Steel

December 11 Seeking Alpha Report

NASDAQ Report on AK Steel

Article Takeover speculation

Yahoo Finance -Steel Dynamics

Analyst Report Dec 8, 2018

Projects / Case Studies


Tyson Foods

Wesco International