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LAWS 5320 Private Equity (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

A survey of the legal issues raised in Private Equity transactions taught from the perspective of a practitioner who has been practicing in this area since his graduation from BCLS in 1985. The course will include (1) creating the investing Fund, including choice of entity and securities law issues, (2) the implications of Fund economics, including tax issues related to the taxation of the "carried interest", (3) aligning the interests of the Fund and the target's management and (4)exit strategies , including private sales and IPOs. Corporations is recommended but not required.

Instructor(s): David McKay

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17