Mergers and Acquisitions: Cases, Materials, and Problems / Edition 1

Mergers and Acquisitions: Cases, Materials, and Problems / Edition 1

by Therese Maynard
     
 

To help your students 'hit the ground running' in a transactional M&A practice, adopt this concise and student-friendly casebook for your next course in Mergers and Acquisitions. Accessible and practical, Mergers & Acquisitions: Cases and Materials concentrates on developing the skills and substantive knowledge your students need for their future

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To help your students 'hit the ground running' in a transactional M&A practice, adopt this concise and student-friendly casebook for your next course in Mergers and Acquisitions. Accessible and practical, Mergers & Acquisitions: Cases and Materials concentrates on developing the skills and substantive knowledge your students need for their future practice.

This new casebook has a real-world focus:

  • includes cases, references to state and federal statutes, and plenty of problems
  • the skills-based approach covers M&A transactions in the context of both Main Street and Wall Street
  • emphasizes the ethical responsibilities of both lawyers and corporate managers who are responsible for implementing acquisition transactions
  • the text underscores the importance of modern fiduciary duty law, and builds up to the topic in the latter part of the book

    Mergers & Aqusitions: Cases and Materials is carefully constructed for efficient teaching and effective learning:

  • notes in the Appendix demonstrate the vital importance of understanding where the money (or whatever serves as the acquisition consideration) is going
  • diagrams in the Appendix are repeatedly referred to throughout the text for the convenience of both students and instructors
  • comprehensive Teacher's Manual includes alternative approaches to teaching, suggestions for shortening reading assignments, topics to be deleted for shorter courses, sample syllabi, and detailed analysis and answers for all the problems in the casebook
  • additional teaching materials are available that include PowerPoint slides of all the diagrams in the Appendix additional diagrams for the cases, answers to all problems and questions in the casebook, updates to related materials, and suggestions on how to integrate current events into class discussion

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  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780735549487
    Publisher:
    Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date:
    03/28/2005
    Series:
    Casebook Series
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    874
    Product dimensions:
    7.40(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.60(d)

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    Table of Contents

    1Introduction to business acquisitions1
    2Corporate formalities : the mechanics of structuring acquisition transactions35
    3Scope of successor liability : transferring the assets (and liabilities) of target co. to bidder co.187
    4Selected federal securities law provisions that apply to negotiated business combinations225
    5Negotiating and documenting the transaction275
    6Federal regulation of stock purchases : tender offers and the Williams Act361
    7Fiduciary duty law : the responsibilities of boards of directors, senior executive officers, and controlling shareholders433
    8Tax, accounting, and anti-trust considerations related to mergers and acquisition transactions699
    App. ADiagrams of deal structures to be analyzed713
    App. BPfizer/Pharmacia merger agreement727
    App. CStock purchase agreement777
    App. DLetter of intent847
    App. EDue diligence checklist851
    App. FClosing checklist857

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