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Mergers and the market for corporate control

Author: Fred S McChesney
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Pub., ©2011.
Series: Corporate law, 2
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume provides an essential overview of one of the most important developments in economics, finance and law of the past generation: the growing realization of how the market for corporate  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fred S McChesney
ISBN: 9781849801362 1849801363
OCLC Number: 757932015
Description: xvii, 666 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Contents:AcknowledgementsIntroduction Fred S. McChesneyPART I BACKGROUND 1. R.H. Coase (1937), `The Nature of the Firm'PART II THE PERECEIVED PROBLEM2. Adolf A. Berle, Jr. and Gardiner C. Means (1933), `The Divergence of Interest between Ownership and Control'3. Michael C. Jensen and William H. Meckling (1976), `Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure'4. Michael C. Jensen (1986), `Agency Costs of Free Cash Flow, Corporate Finance, and Takeovers'PART III MERGERS AND THE MARKET FOR CORPORATE CONTROL 5. Henry G. Manne (1965), `Mergers and the Market for Corporate Control'6. William J. Carney (1999), `The Legacy of "The Market for Corporate Control" and the Origins of the Theory of the Firm'7. Fred S. McChesney (1999), `Manne, Mergers, and the Market for Corporate Control'PART IV HOW THE MARKET OPERATES: INTERNAL ISSUES8. Frank H. Easterbrook and Daniel R. Fischel (1981), `The Proper Role of a Target's Management in Responding to a Tender Offer'9. Lucian A. Bebchuk (1982), `The Case for Facilitating Competing Tender Offers'10. David D. Haddock, Jonathan R. Macey and Fred S. McChesney (1987), `Property Rights in Assets and Resistance to Tender Offers'11. Frank H. Easterbrook and Daniel R. Fischel (1982), `Corporate Control Transactions'12. Robert B. Thompson and Randall S. Thomas (2004), `The New Look of Shareholder Litigation: Acquisition-Oriented Class Actions'PART V HOW THE MARKET OPERATES: EXTERNAL ISSUES13. William J. Carney and Leonard A. Silverstein (2003), `The Illusory Protections of the Poison Pill'14. Jonathan R. Macey and Fred S. McChesney (1985), `A Theoretical Analysis of Corporate Greenmail'15. John C. Coates, IV (2001), `Explaining Variation in Takeover Defenses: Blame the Lawyers'PART VI EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE 16. Michael C. Jensen and Richard S. Ruback (1983), `The Market for Corporate Control: The Scientific Evidence'17. Gregg A. Jarrell, James A. Brickley and Jeffry M. Netter (1988) `The Market for Corporate Control: The Empirical Evidence Since 1980'
Series Title: Corporate law, 2
Responsibility: edited by Fred S. McChesney.
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