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Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring

Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring

First Edition
Edited by:
  • Chandrashekar Krishnamurti - Professor of Finance, School of Commerce, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
  • S R Vishwanath - Professor, School of Management and Entrepreneurship, Shiv Nadar University, Uttar Pradesh

December 2008 | 432 pages | SAGE Response
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.
K.Sankaran and Vishwanath S. R
Diversification via Acquisition
Vishwanath S.R and K.Sankaran
Searching for Acquisitions
Vishwanath S.R and Chandrashekar Krishnamurti
Value Drivers and Target Valuation
Pitabas Mohanty
Valuation of Privately-held Companies
Chandrashekar Krishnamurti and Vishwanath S.R
Real Options Analysis in Mergers and Acquisitions
Vishwanath S.R and Chandrashekar Krishnamurti
Design of Consideration in Acquisitions: Cash and Stock Offers
Kenneth R. Ferris and Philip Drake
Accounting and Tax Factors in Mergers and Acquisitions
Chandrashekar Krishnamurti and Vishwanth S.R
Cross-Border Acquisitions
P Raghavendra Rau
The Empirical Evidence on Mergers
Sharon Hannes
Takeover Defenses
Vishwanath S.R and Chandrashekar Krishnamurti
Spin-offs, Equity Carve-outs and Targeted Stocks
Vishwanath S.R and Chandrashekar Krishnamurti
Bankruptcy and Reorganization
Corey Rosen
Employee Share Ownership Plans

Tracking all processes of a typical merger transaction, from identifying the most appropriate candidates to negotiating and closing the deal, the book is like a Bible for those wanting to establish a working understanding of mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring.

This book focuses on the purchase and sale of equity and the design of consideration in mergers and acquisitions. It comprises modules on important topics like valuations, real option analyses of M&As, accounting and taxation related issues in M&As, cross-border acquisitions, takeover defenses and other forms of corporate restructuring among others….It can be of great use as a part of the reading material for students pursuing MBA, CFA, CA, ICWA and similar other programs as also those seeking careers in consultancy related to strategy, investment banking and turn around management. It can also be used in executive programs covering various aspects of corporate restructuring.

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