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School of Economics and Finance

ECOM095 - Mergers and Acquisitions

Credits: 15

Module Convenor: Ms Jesse Mcdougall

This module provides an overview of mergers and acquisitions from the point of view of an industry practitioner who has worked in both M&A advisory (Corporate Finance Advisory) and Merger Arbitrage Trading.

The module explains the role of Corporate Finance practitioners and the modelling tools they use to value companies and advise clients. The module also explains the role in the markets for traders and portfolio managers at hedge funds and other asset management firms who specialise in trading announced merger transactions and other corporate actions.

Assessment: 80.0% Examination, 20.0% Coursework

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