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Corporate Take-overs : Causes and Consequences - Alan J. Auerbach

Corporate Take-overs

Causes and Consequences

By: Alan J. Auerbach (Editor)

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Published: 1st January 1988
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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.

Preface
Introduction
The Impact of Firm Acquisitions on Labor
Breach of Trust in Hostile Takeovers
The Effect of Takeover Activity on Corporate Research and Development
Characteristics of Targets of Hostile and Friendly Takeovers
Do Target Shareholders Lose in Unsuccessful Control Contests?
The Effects of Taxation on the Merger Decision
Share Repurchases and Acquisitions: An Analysis of Which Firms Participate
Means of Payment Takeovers: Results for the United Kingdom and the United States
A Time-Series Analysis of Mergers and Acquisitions in the U.S. Economy
Panel Discussion: Corporate Takeovers and Public Policy
List of Contributors
Name Index
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9780226032122
ISBN-10: 0226032124
Series: National Bureau of Economic Research Project Reports
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 354
Published: 1st January 1988
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.2  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Type: New edition