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The Resource Maximizing corporate value through mergers and acquisitions : a strategic growth guide, (electronic resource)

Maximizing corporate value through mergers and acquisitions : a strategic growth guide, (electronic resource)

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Maximizing corporate value through mergers and acquisitions : a strategic growth guide
Title
Maximizing corporate value through mergers and acquisitions
Title remainder
a strategic growth guide
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Solid guidance for selecting the correct strategic basis for mergers and acquisitions Examining how M & A fits in corporate growth strategies, Maximizing Corporate Value through Mergers and Acquisitions covers the various strategic reasons for companies entering mergers and acquisitions (M & A), with a look at those that are based on sound strategy, and those that are not. Helps companies decide whether M & As should be used for growth and increased corporate valueExplores why M & A deals often fail to deliver what their proponents have represented they wouldEx
Member of
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Gaughan, Patrick A
Dewey number
  • 657.96
  • 658.1/6
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Wiley Finance
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Consolidation and merger of corporations
Label
Maximizing corporate value through mergers and acquisitions : a strategic growth guide, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Benefits of Size: Spotlight on the Mobile Telecommunications Industry
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Maximizing Corporate Value through Mergers and Acquisitions: A Strategic Growth Guide; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Merger Growth Strategy; Strategy and M & A; Introduction to M & A; Background and Terminology; Hostile Takeovers; Takeover Defense; Leveraged Transactions; Restructurings; Trends in Mergers; Notes; Chapter 2: Growth through Mergers and Acquisitions; Is Growth or Increased Return the More Appropriate Goal? The Case of Hewlett-Packard; M & A Must Fit the Strategy-Not the Other Way Around; Strategy Should Not Be Just M & A; Organic Growth or Growth through M & A
  • Acquisition and Development versus Research and DevelopmentCan M & A Be Effectively Used to Buy Growth?; Success in Core Business Does Not Always Translate to Success with M & A Strategy: Focus on Microsoft; Growth through Bolt-On Acquisitions; Knowing When to Exit a Business; From Growth through M & A to Growth through Organic Expansion; Controlling the Runaway Dealmaker CEO; Using M & A to Achieve Growth in a Slow-Growth Industry; Squeezing Out Growth in a Slow-Growth Industry Using Multiple Options; Dealing with a Slow-Growth Business and Industry; Geographical Expansion through M & A
  • International Growth and Cross-Border AcquisitionsTaking Advantage of Currency Fluctuations to Pursue High-Growth M & A; Finding Growth in High-Growth Markets; Cyclical Companies Achieving Growth in Recessed Markets; Notes; Chapter 3: Synergy; What Is Synergy in the Context of M & A?; Achievement of Synergy: A Probabilistic Event; Types of Synergy; Industries' Pursuit of Cost Economies; Research on Operating Economies in M & A; Economies of Scope; Scope Economies and the One-Stop Shop; Copycat Following of Another Firm's FoolishM & A Strategy
  • Cost Economies in Banking Mergers: United States versus EuropeInternationalization Theory of Synergy and Information-Based Assets; Notes; Chapter 4: Diversification; Diversifying M & A in the Conglomerate Era; Modern-Day U.S. Conglomerates; Portfolios of Companies; Theoretical Basis for Diversification; Applying Portfolio Theory to Conglomerates?; Diversification and the Acquisition of Leading Industry Positions; Achieving a Number One or Two Ranking Is Not a Panacea; Diversification to Enter More Profitable Industries; Empirical Evidence on Diversification
  • Empirical Evidence on the Acquisition Programs of the 1960sHow Likely Is It That Diversifying Acquisitions Will End Up Being Sold Off?; Is There a Diversification Discount?; Focus Hypothesis; Types of Focus Increases; Focus-Increasing Asset Sales Raise Value; Explanation for the Diversification Discount; Related versus Unrelated Diversification; Why Are Very Diversified Companies Allowed to Form? Beware of the Empire Builders; Do Managerial Agendas Drive M & A?; Notes; Chapter 5: Horizontal Integration and M & A; Advantages of Holding the One and Two Position in the Industry
Control code
ocn836400467
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (354 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299464971
Note
Wiley
Publisher number
EB00063122
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)836400467
Label
Maximizing corporate value through mergers and acquisitions : a strategic growth guide, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Benefits of Size: Spotlight on the Mobile Telecommunications Industry
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Maximizing Corporate Value through Mergers and Acquisitions: A Strategic Growth Guide; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Merger Growth Strategy; Strategy and M & A; Introduction to M & A; Background and Terminology; Hostile Takeovers; Takeover Defense; Leveraged Transactions; Restructurings; Trends in Mergers; Notes; Chapter 2: Growth through Mergers and Acquisitions; Is Growth or Increased Return the More Appropriate Goal? The Case of Hewlett-Packard; M & A Must Fit the Strategy-Not the Other Way Around; Strategy Should Not Be Just M & A; Organic Growth or Growth through M & A
  • Acquisition and Development versus Research and DevelopmentCan M & A Be Effectively Used to Buy Growth?; Success in Core Business Does Not Always Translate to Success with M & A Strategy: Focus on Microsoft; Growth through Bolt-On Acquisitions; Knowing When to Exit a Business; From Growth through M & A to Growth through Organic Expansion; Controlling the Runaway Dealmaker CEO; Using M & A to Achieve Growth in a Slow-Growth Industry; Squeezing Out Growth in a Slow-Growth Industry Using Multiple Options; Dealing with a Slow-Growth Business and Industry; Geographical Expansion through M & A
  • International Growth and Cross-Border AcquisitionsTaking Advantage of Currency Fluctuations to Pursue High-Growth M & A; Finding Growth in High-Growth Markets; Cyclical Companies Achieving Growth in Recessed Markets; Notes; Chapter 3: Synergy; What Is Synergy in the Context of M & A?; Achievement of Synergy: A Probabilistic Event; Types of Synergy; Industries' Pursuit of Cost Economies; Research on Operating Economies in M & A; Economies of Scope; Scope Economies and the One-Stop Shop; Copycat Following of Another Firm's FoolishM & A Strategy
  • Cost Economies in Banking Mergers: United States versus EuropeInternationalization Theory of Synergy and Information-Based Assets; Notes; Chapter 4: Diversification; Diversifying M & A in the Conglomerate Era; Modern-Day U.S. Conglomerates; Portfolios of Companies; Theoretical Basis for Diversification; Applying Portfolio Theory to Conglomerates?; Diversification and the Acquisition of Leading Industry Positions; Achieving a Number One or Two Ranking Is Not a Panacea; Diversification to Enter More Profitable Industries; Empirical Evidence on Diversification
  • Empirical Evidence on the Acquisition Programs of the 1960sHow Likely Is It That Diversifying Acquisitions Will End Up Being Sold Off?; Is There a Diversification Discount?; Focus Hypothesis; Types of Focus Increases; Focus-Increasing Asset Sales Raise Value; Explanation for the Diversification Discount; Related versus Unrelated Diversification; Why Are Very Diversified Companies Allowed to Form? Beware of the Empire Builders; Do Managerial Agendas Drive M & A?; Notes; Chapter 5: Horizontal Integration and M & A; Advantages of Holding the One and Two Position in the Industry
Control code
ocn836400467
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (354 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299464971
Note
Wiley
Publisher number
EB00063122
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)836400467

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