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The law and economics of takeovers : an acquirer's perspective

Author: Athanasios Kouloridas
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2008.
Series: Contemporary studies in corporate law.
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This book studies takeovers from the acquirer's perspective. More precisely the book focuses on the legal and regulatory treatment of the risks faced by the acquiring company shareholders in takeovers. The identified risks are categorised into two main groups: first, risks generated by managerial choices and second, regulatory or external risks. The analysis considers the legal context but also draws on the economic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kouloridas, Athanasios.
Law and economics of takeovers.
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2008
(DLC) 2008274783
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Athanasios Kouloridas
ISBN: 9781847314291 1847314295
OCLC Number: 646797056
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 304 pages).
Contents: Prelims; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Table of Cases; Table of Statutes and Statutory Instruments; Table of Rules of the Takeover Code; Table of FSA Rules; 1 Introduction; I The Paradox of Corporate Acquisitions and the Need to Shift Attention to Aquirers; II Scope and Structure of the Thesis; 2 The Acquiring Shareholders' Internal Risks; I Introduction; II Agency Risk; III Financial Risk; IV Business Risk; V Conclusion; 3 Market Control; I Introduction; II The Functions of the Capital Market; III The Market for Managerial Services.
Series Title: Contemporary studies in corporate law.
Responsibility: Athanasios Kouloridas.

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