RSM438H1: Mergers and Acquisitions


The objective of the course is to provide an understanding of the drivers of value creation in mergers and acquisitions and to develop skills in the design, evaluation, and negotiation of these transactions. Familiarity with M&A is a foundation for effective work in a wide range of fields including investment banking, private equity, consulting, corporate development, and advising senior management.

The practice of mergers and acquisitions covers many value creation strategies including spin-offs, carve-outs, strategic acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and going private transactions. Students will learn why companies engage in such activities, and how advisors are involved in the process. Not eligible for CR/NCR option. Contact Rotman Commerce for details.

RSM433H1, completion of 14.0 credits
RSM418H1 (Special Topics in Management: Investment Banking and Mergers & Acquisitions), offered in the Winter of 2022, 2023, 2024.
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