Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings

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INDEX
ABB, 546
Abbott Laboratories, 22, 115
Absolute priority rule, 453, 466
Accountants, 16–18, 477
Accounting
financial statements, 596, 597
manipulations and incentive to merge, 49, 50
for mergers and acquisitions, 607, 608, 621
scandals, 473–475, 481
Acquirers, performance of, 570
Acquisition memorandum, 16
Acquisition multiples, 597, 598
Acquisition targets
bad bidders as good targets, 173, 265, 266
desirable financial characteristics of, 594–602
equity of target, valuation of, 562–564
locating, 22
response to tender offer, 254, 255
Acxion, 476, 484
Adelphia, 311, 444, 473–474, 519
Adidas-Salomon AG, 106
Agency costs, 481–484, 494, 509, 510
Agency problem, 255, 310, 312. See also Conflicts of interest
Agilent Technologies, Inc., 340
Airline industry, 530
Akers, John, 497
Albertsons, 337
Alcan Aluminum, 121
Alcatel, 586
Allegis Corporation, 133, 134, 398
Allied Signal Corp., 146–148, 216
Allied Stores Corp., 268, 451
Altria, 14, 119, 399, 547. See also Philip Morris
Alusuisse-Lonza Group, 121
América Móvil, 12, 410
American Airlines, 462
American Banknote Corp., 457
American Brands, 238
American Can, 208
American Express, 425
American General Corporation, 233, 238, 247, 248
American Home Products, 221, 491, 534, 620. See also Wyeth Corp.
American International Group (AIG), 247, 248
American Stores Company, 103
American Tobacco, 38, 41
Ameriprise Financial, Inc., 425
AmeriSource Corporation, 114, 592
Amexco, 425
Amoco, 42, 497
AMP, Inc., 216
AMR Corp., 462
Anheuser Busch, 199, 214, 399
Annual reports, 272, 427, 596
Anthem, Inc., 491
Antitakeover defenses
active defenses, 206–239, 242
capital structure changes, 207, 222–236, 242
corporate charter amendments, 186, 197–206
corporate restructuring, 235–236
defensive spinoffs, 408
employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), 229, 230, 366–367, 381, 382, 384–386
and executive compensation, 493
golden parachutes, 186, 241
greenmail. See Greenmail
just say no, 239
litigation, 207, 236–238
lockup transactions, 219
and management entrenchment hypothesis, 184, 185
merger agreement provisions, 219
overview, 183, 241, 242
Pac-Man defense, 207, 238, 239, 242
poison pills, 186–197, 241
preventative measures, 185–206, 235, 236, 241
and shareholder interests hypothesis, 184, 185
shareholding and trading patterns, monitoring, 185
shark repellants, 185
standstill agreements, 207, 213, 214, 241, 242
state of incorporation, changing, 206, 242
takeover resistance, information content of, 240
and Unocal standard, 95, 96, 233, 234
white knights, 207, 215–219, 240, 241
white squire, 207, 218–222

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Case Studies xi
  • Preface xv
  • 1 - Background 1
  • 1 - Introduction 3
  • 2 - History of Mergers 35
  • 3 - Legal Framework 74
  • 4 - Merger Strategy 125
  • 2 - Hostile Takeovers 181
  • 5 - Antitakeover Measures 183
  • 6 - Takeover Tactics 243
  • 3 - Going-Private Transactions and Leveraged Buyouts 291
  • 7 - Leveraged Buyouts 293
  • 8 - Topics in Going-Private Transactions 335
  • 9 - Employee Stock Ownership Plans 366
  • 4 - Corporate Restructuring 387
  • 10 - Corporate Restructuring 389
  • 11 - Restructuring in Bankruptcy 435
  • 12 - Corporate Governance 473
  • 13 - Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances 523
  • 14 - Valuation 538
  • 15 - Tax Issues 607
  • Glossary 623
  • Index 631
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