Are Competitive Industry Signals Greater When Acquiring Privately-Held Firms?
- Making Mergers Work. Marks, Mitchell Lee; Cutcliffe, Joseph G. // Training & Development Journal;Apr88, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p30
Discusses key issues concerning how to make mergers work for both the concerned companies and their employees. Financial and legal concerns in pre-merger negotiations and strategies; Emergence of merger situations as a fertile ground for cultivating rumors; Issues of competition and control.
- Timely acquisitions for survival in hostile markets. Potter, Donald V. // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal;Jan/Feb95, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p21
Discusses companies' use of acquisition as an approach to compete in the marketplace. Factors that contribute to a hostile market; Gaining share; Reduction in unit costs; Targeting customer loyalty. INSET: The upper hand..
- Buying off the competition. Battersby, Mark; Soeder, John // Restaurant Hospitality;Mar95, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p40
Focuses on the no-compete covenant in the area small business acquisitions. Refraining the signer from competition for a specified period of time in return for compensation; Potential legal and financial problems brought by the no-compete covenant.
- Negotiated Acquisitions: The Impact of Competition in the United States. Herzel, Leo; Shepro, Richard W. // Business Lawyer;Feb89, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p301
Focuses on the impact of negotiated acquisitions in the United States. Role of competition; Forms of negotiated acquisitions; Tactics to protect against competition.
- NON-INCUMBENT COMPETITION: MERGERS INVOLVING CONSTRAINING AND PROSPECTIVE COMPETITORS. Kwoka, John E. // Case Western Reserve Law Review;Fall2001, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p173
Discusses how the area of potential competition has been neglected in the analysis of mergers in the United States. Definition of the constraining competitor and the prospective competitor; Proposed guidelines for evaluating the likely competitive effects of mergers involving non-incumbent...
- The future of looking back: The efficient modeling of subsequent review. Facey, Brian A. // Antitrust Bulletin;Summer99, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p519
Focuses on the role of subsequent review in merger analysis of corporations in the United States. Implications on competition; Revisions of the Horizontal Merger Guidelines; Benefits of subsequent reviews in ex post (reducing information uncertainty) and ex ante (reducing information...
- Ontario Nuclear Power Stations to be Run Privately. // Natural Life;Jul/Aug2001, Issue 80, p23
Reports the partnership between a British power generator, a uranium supplier and Canadian unions with Ontario Power Generation in Ontario. Transaction costs; Capacity of electricity produced; Implications of the partnership form market competitiveness.
- Fighting for the consumer. // Finance Week;9/16/2002, p35
Reports on the South African Competition Commission's rulings on proposed corporate mergers in the country. Reasons for ruling against mergers; Comments from Commissioner Menzi Simelane about the agency's role in regulating consolidations; Relationship of the commission with the business community.
- Planning a merger, acquisition or takeover? // Finance Week;9/16/2002, p40
Focuses on the South African Competition Commission's regulation of corporate mergers in the country. Purpose of competition regulation; Definition of a merger under the country's competition law; Exemptions from regulation.