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Spring 2014 - Private Equity Investing and the Law

Sherman, Arthur H

Course ID: 379M  Unique # 29570  Credit Hours: 3
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Wednesday 1:15 pm - 2:05 pm TNH 3.126
   Friday 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm TNH 3.126
Exam Type   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
  Final Monday, May 12    8:30 am          A-Z
2.138 
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course will take a student through a typical private equity transaction, with a focus on the valuation of the investment and negotiation of the deal terms (embodied in a letter of intent) and the definitive agreement.  The course will emphasize an active dialogue among students regarding a private equity case study, including defining valuation metrics, discussing the importance of defining key risks and rewards associated with a particular transaction and discussing and negotiating key deal points.  The goal is to provide a student with an overview of private equity investing, with an emphasis on the lawyer's role in the negotiation of a private equity transaction and also provide an understanding of career opportunities both as a lawyer and as a principal at a private equity firm. 

Related Course Areas
Textbooks
Working with Contracts - Charles M. Fox
  Practising Law Institute, edition: 2nd
  ISBN: 978-1402410604   (required)