A Guide to Structuring and Executing Spin-off Transactions

Production Date: February 17, 2016 Practice Areas: Business, Corporate, & Securities Law Estimated Length: 3669 minutes


$ 59 Business, Corporate, & Securities Law In Stock

An increasing proportion of M&A transactions take the form of spin-offs. The process of undergoing a spin-off is complex and involves a myriad of financial, capital markets, business, legal and other considerations.


This program provides an in-depth perspective on: the factors that drive spin-offs; the advantages and disadvantages of spin-offs; unique spin-off structures; utilizing spin-offs to raise capital at the parent level or reduce parent debt; and general corporate and legal considerations in planning and executing a spin-off.


Learning Objectives:

I.     Recognize the differences between a spin-off versus third-party sales and other separation transactions

II.    Understand the advantages and disadvantages of spin-offs

III.   Distinguish different spin-off structures

IV.   Grasp how to raise capital or reduce indebtedness using spin-offs

V.    Identify general corporate issues related to spin-offs

VI.   Recognize unique transaction agreements and legal issues related to spin-offs



michael g.
Jacksonville, FL

Good high-level course.

Kathryn S.
Saint Petersburg, FL


Josh N.
Boca Raton, FL

This is quite a sophisticated course and helps rounding out One's learning about acquisitions

Steven G.
Farmington Hills, MI

interesting subject

Christina V.
San Diego, CA


Theodore Z.
Middleburg, FL

Informative and interesting

Elizabeth F.
Mundelein, IL

Good organization of this topic

Robert C.
New York, NY

Good program

William B.
Bronxville, NY

Good presentation

Elizabeth Z.
Raleigh, NC

Thank you.

Durham, NC