Course ID: 216124


This course will concern itself with the central legal issues related to private equity investing, being a major asset class within the Canadian economy. The primary pedagogical objective is to have students learn the legal and transaction skills and tools used in the private equity arena. Topics to be covered include the history of private equity in the US and Canada, the globalization of the private equity industry, fund structure and formation, advanced and best practices in private equity including use of representation and warranty insurance in transactions, management incentive programs and overall value creation by private equity funds post-acquisition.

Components: Lecture

Assessment Method: Final 60%, Quizzes 20%, Participation 20%

Degree Requirement Fulfilled:

Prerequisite: Co-requisite: LAW 440