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Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings
Author: Patrick A. Gaughan
ISBN 13: 9780470561966
ISBN 10: 470561963
Edition: 5
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2014-12-08
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 672
List Price: $80.00

Your all-inclusive guide to M&As and corporate restructurings

Practical in perspective and global in scope, Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings, Fifth Edition carefully analyzes the strategies and motives that inspire M&A, the laws and rules that govern the field, as well as the offensive and defensive techniques of hostile acquisitions.

Thoroughly revised and packed with the most up-to-date research, graphs, and case studies, Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings, Fifth Edition explores:

  • Recent takeover trends across the globe

  • The role of leveraged transactions and private equity financing

  • The increasing role of hedge funds in corporate restructurings

  • A review of shareholder wealth effects of a variety of takeover actions

  • Modern, historical, and global perspectives of the field

  • The various forms of downsizing including divestitures, spin-offs, and equity carve-outs

  • Bankruptcy as an effective restructuring technique

  • Latest developments in corporate governance

  • Pros and cons of joint ventures and strategic alliances

  • Primary methods used to value public and private companies

Author and business valuations expert Patrick Gaughan provides a fresh perspective on M&A in today's global business landscape, and how your company can reap the benefits from the various forms of restructurings available.