The Law and Finance of Corporate Acquisitions

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1995-05-01
  • Publisher: Foundation Pr

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Gilson and Black's casebook provides detailed information on the law and finance of corporate acquisitions. The casebook provides the tools for fast, easy, on-point research. Part of the University Casebook Series®, it includes selected cases designed to illustrate the development of a body of law on a particular subject. Text and explanatory materials designed for law study accompany the cases.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Table of Contents
Table of Cases
Table of Authorities
An Introduction To Corporate Acquisitions and Transaction Planningp. 1
Valuation Under Certaintyp. 64
Value Under Uncertainty: Risk and Diversificationp. 81
The Relationship Between Risk and Return: The Capital Asset Pricing Model and Alternativesp. 101
The Efficient Capital Markets Hypothesisp. 135
Event Studies: Measuring the Impact of Informationp. 185
The Option Perspectivep. 231
Operating Synergyp. 258
Diversification and Financial Synergyp. 312
Replacing Inefficient Managementp. 363
Leveraged Buyouts and Recapitalizationsp. 398
Tax Incentives Favoring (or Disfavoring) Acquisitionsp. 454
Financial Accounting Treatment of Acquisitionsp. 508
Mispricing of the Target Company's Stockp. 589
Wealth Transfers as an Acquisition Motivep. 610
The Mechanics of Alternative Acquisition Techniquesp. 641
Corporate Law Considerations in Hostile Transactionsp. 730
Federal Securities Regulation of Hostile Acquisitions: The Williams Actp. 896
Corporate Law Concerns in Friendly Acquisitionsp. 1009
Federal Securities Regulation of Friendly Transactionsp. 1175
Partial Acquisitions Through Private Purchase of Controlp. 1195
Freezeout Mergersp. 1237
State Regulation of Takeoversp. 1317
Proxy Fights as Alternatives and Complements to Tender Offersp. 1400
Pre-Transaction Government Review: Hart-Scott-Rodino and Exon-Floriop. 1473
Successor Liability of the Acquiring Companyp. 1503
The Corporate Acquisition Agreement: The Private Ordering Role of Business Lawyersp. 1559
Appendix Ap. A - 1
Appendix Bp. B - 1
Appendix Cp. C - 1
Indexp. I - 1
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