The Art of Capital Restructuring. Creating Shareholder Value through Mergers and Acquisitions. Robert W. Kolb Series

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  • Book
  • 600 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance is an unparalleled source of information dedicated to the most important issues in modern finance. Each book focuses on a specific topic in the field of finance and contains contributed chapters from both respected academics and experienced financial professionals. As part of the Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance, The Art of Capital Restructuring contains comprehensive insights on both the art and science of this dynamic discipline.

Mergers, acquisitions, and corporate restructuring represent a fast–paced and highly complex environment in which transactions provide unique opportunities with considerable risk. It requires an evolving understanding of various issues, and this book considers many of them. Divided into six comprehensive parts with each chapter containing a set of discussion questions to reinforce key concepts The Art of Capital Restructuring offers essential insights that both financial veterans and aspiring professionals need to succeed.

Topics covered throughout this timely guide include:

  • Merger waves, takeover regulation, and corporate governance

  • Standard valuation methods and real options, as well as the adjustment needed for the implicit minority discount

  • The M&A deal process, from sources of financing and means of payment to negotiation and integration

  • The impact of restructuring on bondholders and behavioral effects in M&As

  • Restructuring activities, including financial restructuring, going private, and leveraged buyouts

Skillfully blending theory with practice, this book will put you in a better position to make the most informed decisions with regard to capital restructuring in today′s dynamic business world.

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Acknowledgments ix

1 Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructuring: An Overview 1H. Kent Baker and Halil Kiymaz

PART I Background

2 Merger Waves 17Jarrad Harford

3 Takeover Regulation 39Marina Martynova and Luc Renneboog

4 Corporate Governance and M&As 57Fei Xie

5 Ethical and Social Issues in M&As 71Robert W. McGee

6 Theoretical Issues on Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures 87Abdul H. Rahman

7 The Short–Term and Long–Term Performance of M&As 105Shantanu Dutta and Samir Saadi

PART II Valuation

8 Standard Valuation Methods forM&As 127Pablo Fernandez

9 Real Options and Their Impact on M&As 151Hemantha Herath and John S. Jahera Jr.

10 The Law and Finance of Control Premiums and Minority Discounts 169Helen Bowers

11 Cross–Border Valuation Effects in Developed and EmergingMarkets 185Wenjie Chen

PART III The M&A Deal Process

12 Sources of Financing and Means of Payment in M&As 205Marina Martynova and Luc Renneboog

13 Cultural Due Diligence 223Ronald F. Piccolo and Mary Bardes

14 Negotiation Process, Bargaining Area, and Contingent Payments 243William A. Grimm

15 Merger Negotiations: Takeover Process, Selling Procedure, and Deal Initiation 261Nihat Aktas and Eric de Bodt

16 Postacquisition Planning and Integration 281Olimpia Meglio and Arturo Capasso

17 Organizational and Human Resource Issues in M&As 297Siddhartha S. Brahma

PART IV Takeovers and Behavioral Effects

18 Takeover Strategies 323Shailendra (Shail) Pandit

19 Defensive Strategies in Takeovers 339Christian Rauch and Mark Wahrenburg

20 The Impact of Restructuring on Bondholders 359Luc Renneboog and Peter G. Szilagyi

21 Behavioral Effects in M&As 385Jens Hagendorff

PART V Recapitalization and Restructuring

22 Financial Restructuring 401Otgontsetseg Erhemjamts and Kartik Raman

23 Going Private and Leveraged Buyouts 419Onur Bayar

24 International Takeovers and Restructuring 437Rita Biswas

PART VI Special Topics

25 Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances: Alternatives to M&As 461Tomas Mantecon and James A. Conover

26 Fairness Opinions in M&As 483Steven M. Davidoff, Anil K. Makhija, and Rajesh P. Narayanan

27 How Initial Public Offerings Affect M&A Markets: The Dual Tracking Phenomenon 495Roberto Ragozzino and Jeffrey J. Reuer

28 The Diversification Discount 511Seoungpil Ahn

29 Partial Acquisitions:Motivation and Consequences on Firm Performance 527Pengcheng Zhu and Shantanu Dutta

Answers to End–of–Chapter Discussion Questions 545

Index 581

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H. Kent Baker
Halil Kiymaz
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