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Authors: S R Vishwanath, Chandrashekar Krishnamurti

Publisher: Sage Publications

Year: 2008

ISBN: 978-0761935865

Content

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

Preface
Diversification via Acquisition
Searching for Acquisitions
Value Drivers and Target Valuation
Valuation of Privately-held Companies
Real Options Analysis in Mergers and Acquisitions
Design of Consideration in Acquisitions: Cash and Stock Offers
Accounting and Tax Factors in Mergers and Acquisitions
Cross-Border Acquisitions
The Empirical Evidence on Mergers
Takeover Defenses
Spin-offs, Equity Carve-outs and Targeted Stocks
Bankruptcy and Reorganization
Employee Share Ownership Plans
Index