Mergers and Acquisitions

Law and Finance
Author: Robert B. Thompson
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454892722
Category: Law
Page: 696
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Offering up-to-date and rich, yet succinct, coverage with the perfect mix of theory and practice, Mergers and Acquisitions: Law and Finance, Third Edition equips students with the legal rules and economic and financial principles they will need to help clients make key strategic choices during an acquisition. Key Features: Cases and materials illustrating Delaware’s embrace of private ordering to minimize judicial review in cash out mergers and other contexts (the M&F Worldwide case and related cases such as In re Volcano Corp.) Twenty-first century changes to the classical “enhanced scrutiny” review of Unocal, Revlon, and Blasius (the Air Gas decision and Chancellor Chandler’s presentation of the 30-year evolution of Delaware law) New presentation of insider trading law that emphasizes its application in a merger context (the U.S. v. Salman case and rearrangement of the material to lead with classical and misappropriation theories before applications like tippee and other theories extending liability Materials on insider trading, poison pill, deal protection devices, activist shareholders, and more. Clear text and charts that facilitate students’ grasp of the financial and legal choices available to planners considering an acquisition.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Cases, Materials, and Problems
Author: Therese Maynard
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454818964
Category: Law
Page: 1080
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Mergers and Acquisitions: Cases and Materials--known for its cases, references to state and federal statutes, and ample problems--underscores the importance of modern fiduciary duty law. Its real-world, skills-based approach to transactions from Main Street to Wall Street emphasizes the ethical responsibilities of both lawyers and corporate managers who are responsible for implementing those transactions. Notes in the Appendix demonstrate the necessity of understanding where the money (or whatever serves as the acquisition consideration) is going. The Third Edition features a new chapter on "Going Private" (eliminating all public shareholders,) and focuses on changes in Delaware laws. More note materials help students put cases and developments into context, particularly on structuring acquisition transactions and fiduciary duty law. New cases discussed include Vantagepoint Venture Partners 1996 v. Examen, Inc. and En re: Topps Company Shareholders-- Litigation. New cases replace some older ones and several cases are more tightly edited. The text reflects all recent securities law and rule changes. Features: cases, references to state and federal statutes, and ample problems real-world, skills-based approach covers transactions from Main Street to Wall Street emphasizes the ethical responsibilities of both lawyers and corporate managers responsible for implementing transactions underscores the importance of modern fiduciary duty law demonstrates the importance of understanding where the money (or acquisition consideration) is going diagrams in the Appendix for the student and teacher to refer to throughout the semester alternative approaches to teaching suggestions for shortening reading assignments topics to be deleted to accommodate a two- or three-credit course sample syllabi detailed analysis and answers to all problems in the casebook author-hosted website PowerPoint slides of all diagrams included in the Appendix suggestions for using each slide answers to all problems and questions in the casebook updates and links to related materials ideas for integrating current events into classroom discussion Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition presents: a new chapter on "Going Private" (eliminating all public shareholders) focus on changes in Delaware laws more note materials to put cases and developments into context, particularly on structuring acquisition transactions and fiduciary duty law more note material associated with the problems new case discussions Vantagepoint Venture Partners 1996 v. Examen, Inc. En re: Topps Company Shareholders' litigation

Mergers and Acquisitions

Cases, Materials, and Problems
Author: Therese H. Maynard
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
ISBN: 9781454825029
Category: Law
Page: 1037
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Mergers and Acquisitions: Cases and Materials--known for its cases, references to state and federal statutes, and ample problems--underscores the importance of modern fiduciary duty law. Its real-world, skills-based approach to transactions from Main Street to Wall Street emphasizes the ethical responsibilities of both lawyers and corporate managers who are responsible for implementing those transactions. Notes in the Appendix demonstrate the necessity of understanding where the money (or whatever serves as the acquisition consideration) is going. The Third Edition features a new chapter on "Going Private" (eliminating all public shareholders,) and focuses on changes in Delaware laws. More note materials help students put cases and developments into context, particularly on structuring acquisition transactions and fiduciary duty law. New cases discussed include Vantagepoint Venture Partners 1996 v. Examen, Inc. and En re: Topps Company Shareholders-- Litigation. New cases replace some older ones and several cases are more tightly edited. The text reflects all recent securities law and rule changes. Features: cases, references to state and federal statutes, and ample problems real-world, skills-based approach covers transactions from Main Street to Wall Street emphasizes the ethical responsibilities of both lawyers and corporate managers responsible for implementing transactions underscores the importance of modern fiduciary duty law demonstrates the importance of understanding where the money (or acquisition consideration) is going diagrams in the Appendix for the student and teacher to refer to throughout the semester alternative approaches to teaching suggestions for shortening reading assignments topics to be deleted to accommodate a two- or three-credit course sample syllabi detailed analysis and answers to all problems in the casebook author-hosted website PowerPoint slides of all diagrams included in the Appendix suggestions for using each slide answers to all problems and questions in the casebook updates and links to related materials ideas for integrating current events into classroom discussion Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition presents: a new chapter on "Going Private" (eliminating all public shareholders) focus on changes in Delaware laws more note materials to put cases and developments into context, particularly on structuring acquisition transactions and fiduciary duty law more note material associated with the problems new case discussions Vantagepoint Venture Partners 1996 v. Examen, Inc. En re: Topps Company Shareholders' litigation

Corporate Finance


Author: Stephen J. Lubben
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454845260
Category: Law
Page: 1000
View: 1914

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Designed for use in the growing Corporate Finance class, this casebook features a strong theoretical framework with strong coverage of M&A, bankruptcy, finance, and valuation. The valuation unit covers math from a lawyer s perspective, focusing on the intuitions behind the valuation techniques in a way that will facilitate interaction with bankers and accountants in practice. Features: The author, Stephen J. Lubben, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of corporate bankruptcy, financial distress and debt Mathematically sophisticated but accessible, focusing the quantitative tools on motivating and understanding the business and concepts Includes and refers extensively to deal documents throughout to establish a theme of the actual transactions to compare to the lines of cases describing how deals go bad Practical, transactional approach to corporate finance Organized around four basic units: valuation, finance, mergers and acquisitions, and financial distress

Mergers and Acquisitions


Author: William J. Carney
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735583692
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 302
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Offering a big-picture understanding of Mergers and Acquisitions, this brief introduction illuminates essential concepts with informal and approachable exposition. Lucid and succinct, Mergers and Acquisitions: The Essentials, features: a clear overview of deals a detailed discussion of major deal points, including a list of the percentages of deals containing particular provisions a strategic discussion of shareholder voting rules, with current judicial treatment practical coverage of the goals of due diligence a critical look at acquisition agreements clear and focused topical coverage, including the legal duties of a board considering or resisting a sale the duties and liabilities of controlling shareholders the special problems of leverage buyouts the securities laws--mergers, exchange offers, and tender offers Mergers and Acquisitions: The Essentials presents an authoritative and student-friendly description of the law, strategy, and logistics of Mergers and Acquisitions. By closing any gaps in understanding, William J. Carney prepares your students to get the most out of their casebook reading.

Comparative Takeover Regulation

Global and Asian Perspectives
Author: Umakanth Varottil,Wai Yee Wan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108170978
Category: Law
Page: N.A
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While Western economies generally display dispersed shareholding in listed companies, Asian economies commonly have concentrated shareholding also in publicly listed companies. The principal analysis in Comparative Takeover Regulation relates to the role of takeover regulation in different economies. In the Asian context, the nature of takeover regulation may necessitate a different approach, with greater emphasis on the mandatory bids and disclosure of substantial shareholding. The likelihood of hostile takeovers will be minimal. It is these differences among various jurisdictions that strike at the heart of Varottil and Wan's new work. Ideal for educational institutions that teach corporate law, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions, as well as for law firms, corporate counsel and other practitioners, Comparative Takeover Regulation provides students and scholars with brand new analysis of this increasingly important field of study.

Flash Boys

Revolte an der Wall Street
Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593424029
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 288
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Mit diesem Buch erhalten Sie das E-Book inklusive! Ein Buch, das die Börse zum Beben bringt Michael Lewis, begnadeter Sachbuchautor, lüftet mit seinem neuen Buch "das dunkelste Geheimnis der Börse". Wer an Börse denkt, hat oft ein Bild im Kopf: wild gestikulierende Makler, die unter immensem Zeitdruck Dinge kaufen, um sie gleich wieder zu verkaufen. Doch das ist Geschichte. Die Realität an der Börse sieht anders aus - das Parkett hat längst neue Regeln. Michael Lewis, Wirtschaftsjournalist und begnadeter Sachbuchautor, sorgte mit seinem neuen Buch für ein Erdbeben. Der Erzähler unter den Sachbuchautoren enthüllt die Geschichte einer Gruppe genialer Wall-Street-Außenseiter. Sie haben herausgefunden, wie die Börse zum Vorteil von Insidern manipuliert wird, die ohne Risiko Milliarden absahnen und abends ohne eine einzige Aktie nach Hause gehen. Ein Buch über die neuen "Helden" an der Börse Der Entschluss der "Helden": Sie schaffen ein paralleles System, das sich den raffgierigen "Flash Boys" in den Weg stellt. Lewis bringt Licht in die dunkelste Ecke der Börse. Seine filmreife Geschichte über den Kampf um Geschwindigkeit - auf einem Markt, den zwar keiner sieht, der unsere Wirtschaft aber ernsthaft bedroht - bringt die Wall Street zum Beben. Dieses Buch lässt die Börsenwelt erzittern. Einen Tag nach seinem Erscheinen kündigten FBI und amerikanisches Justizministerium an, sie würden Untersuchungen gegen den von Lewis gegeißelten Hochfrequenzhandel an den Börsen einleiten. Lewis ... - "... hat eine neue Ebene der Aufmerksamkeit erreicht". (FAZ) - ... lässt den "The Wolf of Wall Street" wie ein Lamm wirken. - ... ist der derzeit packendste (Reality-)Thriller über die Finanzwelt gelungen. - ... enthüllt, wie Märkte und Privatanleger manipuliert werden. Links: http://www.faz.net/aktuell/feuilleton/buecher/rezensionen/sachbuch/rezension-flash-boys-von-michael-lewis-12899266.html http://www.handelsblatt.com/finanzen/fonds/nachrichten/hochfrequenzhandel-staatsfonds-fluechtet-vor-den-flash-boys/10019622.html http://www.manager-magazin.de/finanzen/boerse/hochfrequenzhandel-lewis-gefahr-jedermannn-flashcrash-a-973311.html

Abschied von Rock Harbor


Author: Rebecca Chace
Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag
ISBN: 3827070600
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
View: 4524

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Die hübsche Frankie ist hin- und hergerissen zwischen zwei jungen Männern, die unterschiedlicher nicht sein könnten. Doch eines Tages muss sie sich entscheiden - und lernt, ihren eigenen Weg zu gehen. Rebecca Chace erzählt eine faszinierende Liebesgeschichte vor dem Hintergrund des Booms der amerikanischen Baumwollindustrie zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts. Sommer 1916 in Rock Harbor, Neuengland. Als die zwei jungen Männer Frankie abholen, um sie zu einem Ausflug an den Strand mitzunehmen, ahnt sie nicht, dass sie sich eines Tages wird entscheiden müssen: zwischen dem ernsthaften, sensiblen Portugiesen Joe, der gemeinsam mit ihrem Vater in der Baumwollfabrik arbeitet, und dem weltgewandten, charmanten Winslow, Sohn des Fabrikbesitzers Curtis. Es ist ihr erster Ausflug ans Meer, die Luft riecht nach Freiheit und Abenteuer, nach Aufbruch. Und tatsächlich beginnt eine Zeit des erotischen und politischen Erwachens. Denn Frankie genießt nicht nur die extravagante, luxuriöse Welt der Curtis-Dynastie, sie interessiert sich auch für den Arbeitsalltag in der Fabrik, für dessen Verbesserung Joe kämpft. Als die politischen Gegensätze zwischen Winslow und Joe immer brisanter werden, muss auch Frankie ihr Leben neu überdenken.

Corporations and Other Business Associations

Cases and Materials
Author: Charles Rogers O'Kelley,Robert B. Thompson
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 9780735557901
Category: Law
Page: 1135
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Sophisticated, comprehensive, and teachable, CORPORATIONS AND OTHER BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS: Cases and Materials, Fifth Edition, reflects major developments in the corporate law environment while remaining accessible to students. The authors retain the features that earned the book widespread adoption: a careful balance of theory, cases, and problems allows law and economic theory to enrich -- but not dominate -- the casebook outstanding case selection and editing results in a thoughtful blend of classic and contemporary cases excellent and ample problems at the end of each chapter explore the practical applications of theory in the business world and reinforce the cases and text flexible organization adapts easily to different teaching approaches readable, straightforward writing keeps the book sophisticated, but not intimidating the strongest treatment of LLCs/LLPs and other business associations in any corporations casebook comprehensive Teacher's Manual includes sample syllabi and a transition guide coauthor Robert B. Thompson's website supplies additional materials, illustrations, and documents hyperlinked to cases The Fifth Edition focuses on two major developments in the law: the proliferation of new business entities and the resulting changes in partnership and LLC law the aftermath of Enron, WorldCom, and Sarbanes-Oxley, including detailed coverage of changes in the landscape of corporate governance, particularly federal regulation via securities law, stock exchange listing standards, and state law cases such as Disney Be sure to notice these other changes: additional attention to agency law and setting the stage for contrasting private ordering via contract and law in defining business relationships new, more teachable cases that are especially crisp in presenting basic issues discussion of the menu of governance choices in a post-Enron world broader focus to include the New York Stock Exchange listing standards regarding director duties and key recent Delaware cases like Disney completely updated material on LLCs, including a new subchapter coverage of appraisal versus fiduciary duty for friendly acquisitions, including a new focus on practitioner choices in choosing among tender offers and mergers in a cash-out setting addresses the new importance of disclosure as the leading regulatory vehicle for corporate governance as reflected in new case law on causation under Rule 10b-5 updated chapter on Insider Trading includes recent developments as to Regulation FD

German Public Takeover Law

Bilingual Edition with an Introduction to the Law
Author: Thomas Stohlmeier
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9789041125125
Category: Law
Page: 640
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Since it was enacted early in 2002, the German Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act has proven to be a well functioning body of law for public takeovers. With ample opportunity to work with the rules, all parties offerors, target company directors and managers, regulators, and courts have established a firm basis for proceeding confidently with public mergers and acquisitions and public-to-private transactions in Germany. This shift from the uncertain business environment in which the first edition of this book appeared in 2002 calls for an update. This new edition takes into account all the regulatory and judicial clarifications that have emerged during the intervening years, as well as the 2006 amendments that make use of the option not to apply the restrictive European model concerning defensive measures of target companies against public takeover attempts. Among the features of the Act (and the legal framework it represents) considered here are the following: the European passport for public offers; squeeze-out options for offerors; sell-out option for shareholders of target companies; the role of the regulator (BaFin); and restructuring measures after a successful offer. A substantial portion of the book is taken up with texts of the relevant German laws and regulations, synoptically arranged in both German and English. In particular it contains the complete Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act and all of its related regulations, together with substantial portions of the Stock Corporation Act and many other statutory materials that are relevant in public takeover and public-to-private transactions. The German Public Takeover Law, Second Edition, will greatly assist strategic and financial investors, their investment bankers, lawyers and other advisors in international and cross-border business to better understand what their German lawyers are advising them, as it facilitates communication between different legal cultures. The book is also an excellent guide to the current and future characteristics of the law governing German equity markets.

Leading Change

Wie Sie Ihr Unternehmen in acht Schritten erfolgreich verändern
Author: John P. Kotter
Publisher: Vahlen
ISBN: 3800646153
Category: Fiction
Page: 158
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John P. Kotters wegweisendes Werk Leading Change erschien 1996 und zählt heute zu den wichtigsten Managementbüchern überhaupt. Es wurde in zahlreiche Sprachen übersetzt und millionenfach verkauft. Der Druck auf Unternehmen, sich den permanent wandelnden internen und externen Einflüssen zu stellen, wird weiter zunehmen. Dabei gehört ein offener, aber professionell geführter Umgang mit Change-Prozessen zu den Wesensmerkmalen erfolgreicher Unternehmen im 21. Jahrhundert und zu den größten Herausforderungen in der Arbeit von Führungskräften. Einer der weltweit renommiertesten Experten auf diesem Gebiet hat basierend auf seinen Erfahrungen aus Forschung und Praxis einen visionären Text geschrieben, der zugleich inspirierend und gefüllt ist mit bedeutenden Implikationen für das Change-Management. Leading Change zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie Wandlungsprozesse in Unternehmen konsequent führen. Beginnend mit den Gründen, warum viele Unternehmen an Change-Prozessen scheitern, wird im Anschluss ein Acht-Stufen-Plan entwickelt, der Ihnen hilft, pragmatisch einen erfolgreichen Wandel zu gestalten. Wenn Sie wissen möchten, warum Ihre letzte Change-Initiative scheiterte, dann lesen Sie dieses Buch am besten gleich, sodass Ihr nächstes Projekt von Erfolg gekrönt wird. Ralf Dobelli, getabstract.com Leading Change is simply the best single work I have seen on strategy implementation. William C. Finnie, Editor-in-Chief Strategy & Leadership Leading Change ist ein weltweiter, zeitloser Bestseller. Werner Seidenschwarz, Seidenschwarz & Comp.

Secondary Buyouts

Eine empirische Untersuchung von Werttreibern
Author: Philipp Manchot
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3834988995
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 342
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Philipp Manchot analysiert die Charakteristika und Funktionsweisen von Secondary Buyouts. Mit Hilfe eines linearen Strukturgleichungsmodells werden die spezifischen Werttreiber in Secondary Buyouts untersucht und anschließend die Unterschiede zu Primärinvestitionen dargestellt.

Business Organizations

Cases, Problems, and Case Studies
Author: D. Gordon Smith,Cynthia A. Williams
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1454868368
Category: Law
Page: 864
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Reflecting ongoing changes in the structure and regulation of modern business practice, Business Organizations: Cases, Problems, and Case Studies, Fourth Edition offers a unique combination of doctrine, problems, and case studies. Recent, high-interest cases are balanced against classic teaching chestnuts. Brief, innovative problems are used in combination with longer case studies. Recent Delaware Supreme Court decisions, updated case studies, and a strong website support a clear and sustained examination of the role and purview of the law in business transactions. New to the Fourth Edition: Recent Delaware Supreme Court and Chancery Court cases, including eBay v. Newmark; DFC Global v. Muirfield Value Partners; In re: Trulia; Kahn v. M&F Worldwide (MFW); Corwin v. KKR; and new parent/subsidiary vicarious liability cases New textual coverage of developing trends such as shareholder activism, exploding deal litigation and judicial efforts to reign it in, hedge fund appraisal arbitrage, and Public Benefit Companies Revised Uniform Partnership Act materials, as updated through 2013 Updated case studies and problems that consistently reinforce topical coverage Professors and students will benefit from: A discriminating selection of fresh cases and classic chestnuts In-depth coverage of how the law applies to modern business structures, (such as joint ventures, venture capital arrangements, franchises, and new limited liability business forms) as well as growth industries (such as computers, biotechnology, and telecommunications) Short problems after selected topics that give students practice applying the legal principles covered in that section Case studies styled on the B-school model that provide opportunities for in-depth analysis of the law in business transactions Hybrid entities treated in detail, including a separate chapter on limited liability companies Teaching materials include: Teacher’s Manual PowerPoint slides and multiple-choice exam questions Prof. Smith’s recorded lectures about many key topics

Fremd in ihrem Land

Eine Reise ins Herz der amerikanischen Rechten
Author: Arlie Russell Hochschild
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593507668
Category: Political Science
Page: 429
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In vielen westlichen Ländern sind rechte, nationalistische Bewegungen auf dem Vormarsch. Wie ist es dazu gekommen? Arlie Russell Hochschild reiste ins Herz der amerikanischen Rechten, nach Louisiana, und suchte fünf Jahre lang das Gespräch mit ihren Landsleuten. Sie traf auf frustrierte Menschen, deren "Amerikanischer Traum" geplatzt ist; Menschen, die sich abgehängt fühlen, den Staat hassen und sich der rechtspopulistischen Tea-Party-Bewegung angeschlossen haben. Hochschild zeigt eine beunruhigende Entwicklung auf, die auch in Europa längst begonnen hat. Hochschilds Reportage ist nicht nur eine erhellende Deutung einer gespaltenen Gesellschaft, sondern auch ein bewegendes Stück Literatur. "Jeder, der das moderne Amerika verstehen möchte, sollte dieses faszinierende Buch lesen." Robert Reich "Ein kluges, respektvolles und fesselndes Buch." New York Times Book Review "Eine anrührende, warmherzige und souverän geschriebene, ungemein gut lesbare teilnehmende Beobachtung. ... Wer ihr Buch liest, versteht die Wähler Trumps, weil sie auf Augenhöhe mit ihnen und nicht über sie spricht." FAZ