This subject aims to provide you with an understanding of the merger and acquisition process in the Australian market. You will acquire an understanding of the regulatory environment for mergers and acquisitions in Australia and identify the relevant shareholding thresholds under the Corporations Act. You will also gain an understanding of the research phase and role of the corporate adviser. You will be able to compare the different forms of acquisition, including private treaty acquisitions, and implement offeror and defensive strategies. You are required to demonstrate your application and understanding of the merger and acquisition process through comprehensive assessments that evidence your research and scholarship activities.
This subject contributes to the financial analysis and corporate finance majors.