Corporate Takeovers: Causes and Consequences

Corporate Takeovers: Causes and Consequences

by Alan J. Auerbach
     
 

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The takeover boom that began in the mid-1980s has exhibited many phenomena not previously observed, such as hostile takeovers and takeover defenses, a widespread use of cash as a means of payment for targeted firms, and the acquisitions of companies ranking among the largest in the country. With the aim of more fully understanding the implications of such occurances,…  See more details below

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The takeover boom that began in the mid-1980s has exhibited many phenomena not previously observed, such as hostile takeovers and takeover defenses, a widespread use of cash as a means of payment for targeted firms, and the acquisitions of companies ranking among the largest in the country. With the aim of more fully understanding the implications of such occurances, contributors to this volume consider a broad range of issues as they analyze mergers and acquisitions and study the takeoveer process itself.

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Papers presented at a National Bureau of Economic Research Conference in Key Largo, Feb. 1987. Represents a part of the NBBR Project on Mergers and Acquisitions. Considers a broad range of issues analyzing the causes and effects of mergers and acquisitions and studying the takeover process itself. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780226032160
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
12/30/2013
Series:
National Bureau of Economic Research Project Report
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
354
File size:
4 MB

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