Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring


Available in our e-library on M&A at IMAA!   Authors: S R Vishwanath, Chandrashekar Krishnamurti Publisher: Sage Publications Year: 2008 ISBN: 978-0761935865


This book covers the entire spectrum of activities in a typical merger transaction—starting from searching for candidates to closing the deal. It is designed to be a rigorous yet relevant book on mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring for students, research scholars and practitioners of finance. The key features of the book include: – Rationale for diversification via acquisition, searching for acquisitions, valuation of publicly and privately held companies, design of consideration in acquisitions, cross-border acquisitions and empirical evidence on mergers. – Various forms of corporate restructuring like spin-offs, carve outs, targeted stocks, reorganization of debt contracts, lay offs and downsizing are covered. – There is also a summary of the research conducted in this subject over the last 20 years.

Table of Contents

  1. Preface
  2. Diversification via Acquisition
  3. Searching for Acquisitions
  4. Value Drivers and Target Valuation
  5. Valuation of Privately-held Companies
  6. Real Options Analysis in Mergers and Acquisitions
  7. Design of Consideration in Acquisitions: Cash and Stock Offers
  8. Accounting and Tax Factors in Mergers and Acquisitions
  9. Cross-Border Acquisitions
  10. The Empirical Evidence on Mergers
  11. Takeover Defenses
  12. Spin-offs, Equity Carve-outs and Targeted Stocks
  13. Bankruptcy and Reorganization
  14. Employee Share Ownership Plans
  15. Index

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