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.
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
Good high-level course.
This is quite a sophisticated course and helps rounding out One's learning about acquisitions
Informative and interesting
Good organization of this topic