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Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Advisory Services

Roy C. Smith, Ingo Walter, and Gayle Delong

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195335934
eISBN:
9780199932146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335934.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

For the leading international wholesale banks, providing international merger and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services has been a natural extension of providing the same services domestically. ... More


The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

David Faulkner, Satu Teerikangas, and Richard J. Joseph (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601462
eISBN:
9780191743320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601462.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

Despite decades of practice and research, many mergers and acquisitions (M&A) findings remain contested and inconclusive. M&A scholars have voiced concern about this state of affairs, and have ... More


Power and Politics in Mergers and Acquisitions

Janne Tienari and Eero Vaara

in The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601462
eISBN:
9780191743320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601462.003.0020
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter sheds light on power-related issues in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). A brief overview of the ways in which power has been treated in management and organization studies is provided. ... More


Crossing borders

Geoffrey Jones

in Multinationals and Global Capitalism: From the Nineteenth to the Twenty First Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199272099
eISBN:
9780191602184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272093.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the strategies firms have used to exploit and enhance their competitive advantage by crossing borders. It begins with corporate strategies for entering and existing countries. ... More


Knowledge Management in Mergers and Acquisitions

Sajjad M. Jasimuddin

in The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601462
eISBN:
9780191743320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601462.003.0018
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter stresses the importance of knowledge management for mergers and acquisitions (M&As), a popular strategy of survival and growth that is believed to enhance a firm’s competitive advantage ... More


Mergers and Acquisitions

Curtis J. Milhaupt and Mark D. West

in Economic Organizations and Corporate Governance in Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199272112
eISBN:
9780191601316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272115.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapters 7 and 8 show how institutional changes can lead to positive results. Explains why there are so few changes of corporate control in Japan, and examines how legal and other reforms relating to ... More


Mergers and Acquisitions in Germany: Social Setting and Regulatory Framework

Frank A. Schmid and Mark Wahrenburg

in The German Financial System

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Reviews the social setting and the regulatory framework for mergers and acquisitions in Germany. Past and existing takeover regulation is discussed against the backdrop of the German concept of ... More


Multinational Restructuring

PENGCHENG ZHU

in International Finance: A Survey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199754656
eISBN:
9780199979462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754656.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

Multinational corporations use cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As) as an important restructuring strategy. Multiple motivations exist for cross-border M&As. Most studies focus on returns ... More


Introduction

David Faulkner, Satu Teerikangas, and Richard J. Joseph

in The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601462
eISBN:
9780191743320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601462.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

Despite decades of experience and research, many results in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) research remain contested and inconclusive; this introductory chapter argues that the field is in need of a ... More


Weakened Workers and Resurgent Capital

Rohit

in It's Not Over: Structural Drivers of the Global Economic Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198088417
eISBN:
9780199082292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198088417.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter attempts to look at some statistical evidence to buttress the points made in the theoretical model of the first chapter. In particular, it is shown, through some descriptive statistics ... More


 Heterogeneity: The Many Kinds of Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Corporations and Their Disparate Effects

Stephen D. Cohen

in Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: Avoiding Simplicity, Embracing Complexity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195179354
eISBN:
9780199783779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179354.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Given the book's pivotal argument that there is no “one size fits all” model of either MNCs or FDI, this chapter presents a lengthy analysis and description of the many distinct forms that they take. ... More


Shareholder Value: A Driver of Merger and Acquisition Activity

Bill Ryan

in The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601462
eISBN:
9780191743320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601462.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

Much of the research on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is around pre- and post-deal activity. This can include aspects of relative success rates and questions as to whether or not firms pay too much ... More


Goodwill Hunting: The Political Economy of Accountability for Mergers and Acquisitions

Karthik Ramanna

in Political Standards: Corporate Interest, Ideology, and Leadership in the Shaping of Accounting Rules for the Market Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226210742
eISBN:
9780226210889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226210889.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides an insight into the political forces that determine accounting rules through a detailed examination of how accounting rules for corporate mergers and acquisitions were ... More


Current Trends in Successful International M&As

Nancy Hubbard

in Financial Behavior: Players, Services, Products, and Markets

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190269999
eISBN:
9780190270025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269999.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The worldwide landscape of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has changed dramatically in the past decade. Acquirers, acquisition trends, and the strategies behind those transactions now differ ... More


Corporate Takeovers and the Winner's Curse

Hersh Shefrin

in Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161212
eISBN:
9780199832996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161211.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

There is general evidence that corporate executives exhibit hubris, that they are impressed with their own abilities. Since July 1996, the Financial Executives Institute and Duke University have been ... More


Life After Privatization

Raj Chari

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199658312
eISBN:
9780191798214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658312.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book offers a theoretical conceptualization of what happened to stateowned enterprises after they were privatized from the late 1970s onwards. Some privatized firms have become todays European ... More


Introduction

Karthik Ramanna

in Political Standards: Corporate Interest, Ideology, and Leadership in the Shaping of Accounting Rules for the Market Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226210742
eISBN:
9780226210889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226210889.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter introduces the idea of thin political markets through a striking narrative on the evolution of current corporate accounting rules for mergers and acquisitions (M&A). The narrative ... More


Hedge Fund Activism, Poison Pills, and the Jurisprudence of Threat

William W. Bratton

in The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599403
eISBN:
9780226599540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599540.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter reviews the single high profile case in which twentieth century antitakeover law has come to bear on management defense against a twenty-first century activist challenge — the Delaware ... More


Acquisitions and Disposals of Upstream Oil and Gas Interests

Norman Wisely

in Oil and Gas Law: Current Practice & Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861018
eISBN:
9781474406239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861018.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This Chapter considers the unique aspects of mergers and acquisitions in the upstream oil and gas industry that deals with the acquisition and disposal of individual or part thereof upstream assets. ... More


The Biotechnology Industry

Stuart O. Schweitzer and Z. John Lu

in Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy: Perspectives, Promises, and Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190623784
eISBN:
9780190623814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623784.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Beginning with the definition of biotechnology, this chapter provides a systematic review of the industry’s growth and transformation over almost half a century, both in the United States and around ... More


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