[ 515MAFIFIMU20 ] IK Mergers & Acquisitions

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B2 - Bachelor's programme 2. year Business Administration Thomas Brunner-Kirchmair 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme (*)Betriebswirtschaftslehre 2020W
Objectives The students know the basics of mergers & acquisitions. This includes making decisions and independently performing tasks in the M&A process as well as in M&A consulting. The course focuses on the financial perspective of M&A, although legal, economic and management aspects are also addressed.
Subject The course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to M&A (figures and facts, motives of M&A, M&A performance, participants in the M&A process, takeover tactics, M&A process, etc.)
  • M&A Valuation
  • (Financial) Due Diligence
  • Financing the deal (financial instruments, earn out, etc.)
  • Post-merger integration from a financial perspective
Criteria for evaluation Exam(s) and interactive elements, in-class collaboration
Methods Lectures, group and individual work, exercises, presentations
Language German
Study material To be announced in the course.
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 40
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority