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The Resource Merger Arbitrage : a Fundamental Approach to Event-Driven Investing, (electronic resource)

Merger Arbitrage : a Fundamental Approach to Event-Driven Investing, (electronic resource)

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Merger Arbitrage : a Fundamental Approach to Event-Driven Investing
Title
Merger Arbitrage
Title remainder
a Fundamental Approach to Event-Driven Investing
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Language
eng
Summary
A wave of corporate mergers, acquisitions, restructuring, and similar transactions has created unprecedented opportunities for those versed in contemporary risk arbitrage techniques. At the same time, the nature of the merger wave has lent such transactions a much higher degree of predictability than ever before, making risk arbitrage more attractive to investors. Surprisingly, there is little transparency and instruction for investors interested in learning the latest risk arbitrage techniques. Merger Arbitrage - A Fundamental Approach to Event-Driven Investing helps readers underst
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Melka, Lionel
Dewey number
658.162
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Shabi, Amit
Series statement
The Wiley Finance Series
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  • Arbitrage
  • Consolidation and merger of corporations
  • Stock exchanges and current events
  • Business
Label
Merger Arbitrage : a Fundamental Approach to Event-Driven Investing, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
6.5 The Allocation of Competition Risk between the Parties
Contents
  • Merger Arbitrage; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; About the Authors; Introduction; PART I THE ARBITRAGE PROCESS; 1 The Role of the Market in Mergers and Acquisitions; 1.1 Structural Changes to the Financial Markets; 1.2 Changes to M & A Practice; 1.3 Market Evaluation of M & A; 1.3.1 The price offered to shareholders of the target company; 1.3.2 Structure -- the key to evaluating an offer; 1.4 Types of Synergies and Waves of M & A; 1.4.1 Justification for transactions; 1.4.1.1 Better efficiency; 1.4.1.2 Obtaining market power; 1.4.1.3 Acquiring specific resources
  • 1.4.1.4 Benefiting from the intellectual property of the target company1.4.1.5 Hindering the progress of a troublesome competitor; 1.4.1.6 Blocking new entrants to a sector; 1.4.2 Waves of M & A; Case Study: The Alcan/Pechiney Deal; 2 The Different Types of Transactions; 2.1 Types of Transactions; 2.1.1 Cash transactions; 2.1.2 All-share transactions; 2.1.3 Mixed cash-and-share transactions; 2.1.4 Collars; 2.2 The Choice of Payment Method; 3 Risk and Return Factors; 3.1 The Different Outcomes; 3.1.1 The transaction is completed; 3.1.1.1 The probability of success; 3.1.1.2 Risks of failure
  • 3.1.2 The transaction fails3.1.2.1 Estimating failure; 3.1.2.2 Estimating potential losses; 3.1.3 The transaction is completed at a price lower than the initial offer; 3.1.4 Rival bids and bidding wars; 3.2 M & A Timetable; 3.2.1 Timetable considerations according to offer type; 3.2.1.1 Takeovers; 3.2.1.2 The unique case of tender offers; 3.2.1.3 Mergers; 3.2.2 Sector differences; 4 The Merger Arbitrage Strategy; 4.1 The Long-Term Profitability of the Strategy; 4.2 The Factors that Influence Returns; 4.3 The Different Approaches to the Strategy Developed by Specialist Managers
  • 4.3.1 The deal's risk zone4.3.2 The use of leverage; 4.3.3 The use of options or bonds; 4.3.4 Investment portfolio analysis; 4.3.5 Portfolio concentration; 4.3.6 The role of trading; 4.3.7 Classifications; 4.4 The Conclusions of Academic Studies; 4.4.1 Studies on the returns generated by merger arbitrage strategies; 4.4.2 The role of arbitrageurs in the execution of M & A transactions; 4.4.3 Other characteristics of merger arbitrage strategies; PART II ANALYZING THE RISK OF FAILURE; 5 Financing Risk; 5.1 The Different Financing Methods; 5.1.1 Revolving credit; 5.1.2 Bridge loan; 5.1.3 Term loan
  • 5.1.4 Syndicated loan5.1.5 Mezzanine loans; 5.1.6 The bond market; 5.1.7 Contingent value rights (CVRs); 5.2 The Legal Security of the Financing; 5.2.1 The UK legal framework; 5.2.2 The US legal framework; 5.2.3 The European legal framework in general; Case Study: The Dow Chemical/Rohm & Haas Deal; 6 Competition Risk; 6.1 Origins and Regulatory Framework of Competition Law; 6.1.1 United States; 6.1.2 Europe; 6.2 Competent Authorities and Approval Process; 6.2.1 United States; 6.2.2 Europe; 6.2.3 China; 6.3 Competition Remedies; 6.4 Country Differences in Evaluation
Control code
ocn827208387
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299965782
Note
Wiley
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)827208387
Label
Merger Arbitrage : a Fundamental Approach to Event-Driven Investing, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
6.5 The Allocation of Competition Risk between the Parties
Contents
  • Merger Arbitrage; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; About the Authors; Introduction; PART I THE ARBITRAGE PROCESS; 1 The Role of the Market in Mergers and Acquisitions; 1.1 Structural Changes to the Financial Markets; 1.2 Changes to M & A Practice; 1.3 Market Evaluation of M & A; 1.3.1 The price offered to shareholders of the target company; 1.3.2 Structure -- the key to evaluating an offer; 1.4 Types of Synergies and Waves of M & A; 1.4.1 Justification for transactions; 1.4.1.1 Better efficiency; 1.4.1.2 Obtaining market power; 1.4.1.3 Acquiring specific resources
  • 1.4.1.4 Benefiting from the intellectual property of the target company1.4.1.5 Hindering the progress of a troublesome competitor; 1.4.1.6 Blocking new entrants to a sector; 1.4.2 Waves of M & A; Case Study: The Alcan/Pechiney Deal; 2 The Different Types of Transactions; 2.1 Types of Transactions; 2.1.1 Cash transactions; 2.1.2 All-share transactions; 2.1.3 Mixed cash-and-share transactions; 2.1.4 Collars; 2.2 The Choice of Payment Method; 3 Risk and Return Factors; 3.1 The Different Outcomes; 3.1.1 The transaction is completed; 3.1.1.1 The probability of success; 3.1.1.2 Risks of failure
  • 3.1.2 The transaction fails3.1.2.1 Estimating failure; 3.1.2.2 Estimating potential losses; 3.1.3 The transaction is completed at a price lower than the initial offer; 3.1.4 Rival bids and bidding wars; 3.2 M & A Timetable; 3.2.1 Timetable considerations according to offer type; 3.2.1.1 Takeovers; 3.2.1.2 The unique case of tender offers; 3.2.1.3 Mergers; 3.2.2 Sector differences; 4 The Merger Arbitrage Strategy; 4.1 The Long-Term Profitability of the Strategy; 4.2 The Factors that Influence Returns; 4.3 The Different Approaches to the Strategy Developed by Specialist Managers
  • 4.3.1 The deal's risk zone4.3.2 The use of leverage; 4.3.3 The use of options or bonds; 4.3.4 Investment portfolio analysis; 4.3.5 Portfolio concentration; 4.3.6 The role of trading; 4.3.7 Classifications; 4.4 The Conclusions of Academic Studies; 4.4.1 Studies on the returns generated by merger arbitrage strategies; 4.4.2 The role of arbitrageurs in the execution of M & A transactions; 4.4.3 Other characteristics of merger arbitrage strategies; PART II ANALYZING THE RISK OF FAILURE; 5 Financing Risk; 5.1 The Different Financing Methods; 5.1.1 Revolving credit; 5.1.2 Bridge loan; 5.1.3 Term loan
  • 5.1.4 Syndicated loan5.1.5 Mezzanine loans; 5.1.6 The bond market; 5.1.7 Contingent value rights (CVRs); 5.2 The Legal Security of the Financing; 5.2.1 The UK legal framework; 5.2.2 The US legal framework; 5.2.3 The European legal framework in general; Case Study: The Dow Chemical/Rohm & Haas Deal; 6 Competition Risk; 6.1 Origins and Regulatory Framework of Competition Law; 6.1.1 United States; 6.1.2 Europe; 6.2 Competent Authorities and Approval Process; 6.2.1 United States; 6.2.2 Europe; 6.2.3 China; 6.3 Competition Remedies; 6.4 Country Differences in Evaluation
Control code
ocn827208387
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299965782
Note
Wiley
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)827208387

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