THE TIME–TESTED GUIDE TO MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, THOROUGHLY UPDATED WITH THE MOST CURRENT RESEARCH AND STATISTICS
"The rapidly evolving nature of M&As requires constant updating. Every effort has been made to include recent developments occurring just before the publication date. We wish the reader an enjoyable and profitable trip through the world of M&As."From the Preface by Patrick A. Gaughan
Revised and updated to reflect the recent developments in mergers and acquisitions, the seventh edition of Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings offers a practical and all–inclusive guide to the changing trends, legislations, and global perspectives.
Written in clear terms and designed to be more approachable, the new edition features the latest research and data to provide the most accurate assessment of the current merger and acquisition landscape. In addition, ancillary materials include PowerPoint slides, a sample syllabus, and a test bank to facilitate training and streamline comprehension.
Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings is an essential resource for executives who are planning to enhance their organization′s success.
PART I: BACKGROUND
Chapter 1: Introduction 3
Chapter 2: History of Mergers 41
Chapter 3: Legal Framework 71
Research Note: Event Studies Methodology 124
Chapter 4: Merger Strategy 127
PART II: HOSTILE TAKEOVERS
Chapter 5: Antitakeover Measures 183
Chapter 6: Takeover Tactics 237
Chapter 7: Hedge Funds as Activist Investors 279
PART III: GOING–PRIVATE TRANSACTIONS AND LEVERAGED BUYOUTS
Chapter 8: Leveraged Buyouts 305
Chapter 9: The Private Equity Market 345
Chapter 10: High–Yield Financing and the Leveraged Loan Market 369
PART IV: CORPORATE RESTRUCTURING
Chapter 11: Corporate Restructuring 389
Chapter 12: Restructuring in Bankruptcy 437
Chapter 13: Corporate Governance 477
Chapter 14: Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances 535
Chapter 15: Valuation 551
Chapter 16: Tax Issues in M&A 613
PATRICK A. GAUGHAN is President of Economatrix Research Associates, an economic and financial consulting firm. The firm specializes in the application of economics and finance to litigated matters. Dr. Gaughan also provides various consulting services in the field of mergers and acquisitions and valuation. Dr. Gaughan is also a Professor at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China.