Lord Kirkham set to leave if takeover fails
- Lord Kirkham will stay if his bid for DFS fails. // Cabinet Maker;3/12/2004, Issue 5379, p3
Reports on DFS executive chairman Lord Kirkham's takeover bid for the Great Britain furniture store chain. Plan of running the company even if his offer fails; Worth of the offer.
- Activists In The Boardroom. Sullivan, Brian; Kelly, Michael // Corporate Board;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 29 Issue 171, p10
The article focuses on the influence of activist shareholders on corporate boards and chief executive officers (CEOs), particularly on issues relating to strategy, mergers, acquisitions and corporate leadership. Some of the steps corporate boards have to do to engage with these investors for the...
- Succession success tactics. Gome, Amanda // BRW;8/12/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 31, p58
Presents tips for succession planning in small businesses in Australia. Invitation for a trusted employee who has been with the business for several years to buy in with a view to takeover the business; Need to sign a shareholder's agreement; Separation of the different functions of employee,...
- Infoline. // NACD Directorship;Feb2000, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p18
Summarizes the findings of several reports concerning directors of corporations, released as of February 2000. Median basic compensation for directors in all industries; Forecast on consolidation and merger of corporations; Change in control protection for chief executives and other top officers.
- A Time of Choice. Sikora, Martin // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal;Mar2004, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p4
Presents information on the articles featured in the March 2004 issue of "Mergers & Acquisitions" magazine in the U.S. Efforts to prevent recurrences and litigation against scores of company officials and their advisers; Increase in threat of liability against merger and acquisition advisers;...
- Manager Incentive and Returns to Shareholders of Acquiring Firms. Ueng, C. Joe // Review of Business;Spring98, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p27
Details the relationship between relative size of equity ownership held by managers of the acquiring firm and the wealth effects resulting from increased firm size. Background on the manager's incentive ratio; Justification of the ratio; Account of similar studies.
- The Great Takeover Debate: A Meditation on Bridging the Conceptual Divide. Allen, William T.; Jacobs, Jack B.; Strine Jr., Leo E. // University of Chicago Law Review;Summer2002, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p1067
Examines the debate about the proper role of the corporation and the purpose of the corporation law. Dispute on who has the power between the board of directors and shareholders to decide in corporate takeovers; Factors that contribute to the debate; Suggestion to reform the director election...
- Shares poser: Australia seeks clarification. // Accountancy;Jun74, Vol. 85 Issue 970, p17
Focuses on the power of the directors of company in making an allotment of shares to enable minority shareholders to sell their shares in Australia. Rejection of Ampol Petroleum offer; Issuance of shares to Howard Smith Ltd.; Articles of association of R.W. Miller (Holdings) Ltd.
- Whose Company Is It? Panter, Irwin // Business Forum;Winter87, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p4
Comments on the conflict between the interests of board directors and those of the shareholders in cases of hostile takeovers. Right of shareholders to sell their property for the best price; Self-interest, rather than company independence, as the true reason for the 'poison pill' defenses...