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Mergers and Acquisitions

Sharan Jagpal

in Fusion for Profit: How Marketing and Finance Can Work Together to Create Value

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195371055
eISBN:
9780199870745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371055.003.0022
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter shows how the firm can use marketing-finance fusion to evaluate mergers and acquisition strategies. It examines the potential gains from mergers, the history of mergers and acquisitions, ... More


Toward a Comparative Institutional Analysis of the Government‐Business Relationship

Masahiro Okuno‐Fujiwara

in The Role of Government in East Asian Economic Development: Comparative Institutional Analysis

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780198294917
eISBN:
9780191715501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294917.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents an abstract model of the government-business relationship and identifies institutional structures that determine the nature and outcome of this relationship in different ... More


Varieties of Protectors

Federico Varese

in The Russian Mafia: Private Protection in a New Market Economy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297369
eISBN:
9780191600272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829736X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Chapters 1 and 2 point to the fact that the demand for protection that accompanies the spread of market transactions is met by the Russian state only in part: a significant sector of the business ... More


The Russian Mafia: Private Protection in a New Market Economy

Federico Varese

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297369
eISBN:
9780191600272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829736X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This book researches the question of what the Russian Mafia is, and challenges widely held views of its nature. It charts the emergence of the Russian Mafia in the context of the transition to the ... More


Price Competition in a Mixed Duopoly

Krishnendu Ghosh Dastidar and Uday Bhanu Sinha

in Dimensions of Economic Theory and Policy: Essays for Anjan Mukherji

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073970
eISBN:
9780199081615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073970.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Recent studies have addressed mixed oligopoly models where state-owned welfare-maximizing public firms and profit-maximizing private firms coexist. Some studies have addressed the consequences of ... More


Is It a Business, or Just a Pile of Assets?: Special Questions and Adjustments in the Valuation of Closely Held Firms

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

in Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter briefly discusses valuing a closely held firm and publicly held firm. It then considers the existence of a going concern, the lack of separation of manager and owner in closely held ... More


Planning to Buy?: Considerations from the Other Side of the Sale

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

in Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses mainly on the process of buying an existing firm. The first and foremost principle in buying any business is to know what is actually being bought, including both tangible and ... More


Calculating the Discount Rate for Closely Held Firms

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

in Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter shows how to estimate the required return for a closely held firm. It begins by reviewing the required return for a public firm. It then focuses on additional adjustments required to ... More


The Exit Strategy

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

in Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the importance of maintaining an exit strategy for the owner(s) of a closely held firm. Except for the smallest of businesses, a major component of a good exit plan is ... More


Why Bother Valuing a Private Business?

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

in Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter — and the ones that follow — opens and closes with a conversation between two business owners, discussing the kinds of practical questions to be addressed in the middle part of each ... More


The Institutional Environment

W. Mark Fruin

in The Japanese Enterprise System: Competitive Strategies and Cooperative Structures

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288985
eISBN:
9780191596285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288980.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the institutional environment of late nineteenth and early twentieth‐century Japan, highlighting the role of government and emerging private firms in shaping the business and ... More


The Strategic Management of Contracting in the Private Sector

Marilyn Carroll, Steven Vincent, John Hassard, and Fang Lee Cooke

in Fragmenting Work: Blurring Organizational Boundaries and Disordering Hierarchies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199262236
eISBN:
9780191698859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262236.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter focuses on structures and outcomes in contractual relationships between private sector firms in Britain. The chapter is divided into five sections. Section 4.2 briefly reviews the ... More


Valuation of a Going Concern

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

in Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter begins with a discussion of what is meant by a going concern valuation. Once that is done, an estimate of the value of the firm's current operations is developed. The key result is the ... More


The Managing Agency Houses in the Era of High Imperialism, 1860–1919

Maria Misra

in Business, Race, and Politics in British India, c. 1850–1960

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207115
eISBN:
9780191677502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207115.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the origins of the managing agency houses. It describes the emergence of the colonial economy, business and society in ... More


Growth Options and Valuation

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

in Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter develops the valuation methods for firms with growth opportunities. It begins by distinguishing excess returns on current investments from those associated with those future investments ... More


What We Know, Where to Go Next

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

in Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents a summary of the ideas discussed in the preceding chapters. These include ideas that should be incorporated when estimating value in general; ideas that should be considered in ... More


Some Aspects of the Wage–Productivity Hypothesis That Are Relevant for Taxation Analysis

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A treatment of the wage–productivity hypothesis, which states that the wage a firm pays or the prices its workers face may have an important effect on the productivity of its workforce is presented. ... More


Valuation When a Firm Is Not a Going Concern

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

in Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses situations where a firm cannot be valued as a going concern. In such cases, value of all assets, both tangible and intangible, are viewed as being put to their most productive ... More


Inflation and Valuation Measurement

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

in Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the problems caused in valuation measurement due to inflation. It begins with a review of the ways inflation measurement problems can be handled. It then considers the effect ... More


The Organization and Scale of Private Business

Patrick L. Anderson

in The Economics of Business Valuation: Towards a Value Functional Approach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804758307
eISBN:
9780804783224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758307.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents the available information on the number of businesses in the United States, and the number by size class, the share that fulfill a common definition of “small” business, and the ... More


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