- End of SARs could herald return of the dawn raid. Northedge, Richard // Finance Week (Centaur Communications);1/25/2006, p11
The article focuses on the introduction of Substantial Acquisition Rules (SARs) to help companies in Great Britain avoid being taken over without their knowledge or agreement. The SARs were introduced by the Takeover Panel in 1980 after a succession of dawn raids, but dwindling use could see...
- Are Go-Shops Going Nowhere? Harrison, Joan // Mergers & Acquisitions Report;7/16/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 28, p1
The article reports that legal and financial experts in the U.S. have long been skeptical about go-shop provisions in deal pacts, which allow a target firm to seek higher offers after it has already agreed on a deal. The provision also serves as a market check, which allows a seller to agree...
- Growth through acquisitions: Finding a prospect. McShane, Peter K. // Business Journal (Central New York);6/29/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 26, p20
The article presents the author's views on finding a right acquisition. According to the author, while making an acquisition, one must find a target company that fits, but at the same time the business owner must also be motivated to sell his company. He views that the best acquisition targets...
- deal flow. // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal;May2004, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p40
Presents a list of key merger & acquisition deals announced in March 2004. Names of the acquirers; Target companies of the acquirers; Target industry; Price of the acquisition deals.
- INVESTMENT BANKING DATABASE: M & A. // Investment Dealers' Digest;10/31/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 41, p18
Presents charts and graphs depicting merger and acquisition activities as of October 24, 2005. Monthly global merger and acquisition volume; Global target volume by selected industry; European target volume of selected industry; U.S. target volume by selected industry; Global cross border merger...
- INVESTMENT BANKING DATABASE: M&A. // Investment Dealers' Digest;8/8/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 31, p23
Presents graph and charts depicting the volume of mergers and acquisitions of companies in various industries in the U.S.
- The Urge to Merge: Tying the Knot Successfully. Blake, Robert R.; Mouton, Jane S. // Training & Development Journal;Jan1983, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p40
Focuses on the factors contributing to the success of corporate mergers. Motivational dynamics underlying the merger process; Failure of merging companies to consider the human element in the merger; Behavioral science theories on the use of group processes to consummate a merger.
- M&A pros predict Europe to outpace U.S. in Year 2000. Keegan, Jeffrey // Investment Dealers' Digest;08/23/99, Vol. 65 Issue 34, p5
Reports that industry professionals predict that the mergers and acquisitions markets of Europe will surpass that of the United States in terms of dollar volume in 2000. Reasons cited for the prediction; European mergers and acquisitions activity between 1996 and 1998; Bankers' views on the...
- Does survival mean being a buyer or seller? Spector, Barry // Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery;Mar1999, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p16
Discusses the implications of consolidations in any industry. Reason some companies find it difficult to attract a retailer's attention; View on the distinction between supermarket retailers and other retailing channels; Factors to consider when planning to buy a company.