The Controversy Over Gleacher's "Tail"

Hahn, Avital Louria
May 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;5/2/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 17, p7
Trade Publication
Reports on the role of Gleacher Partners as adviser for AT&T Corp. in its sale to SBC Communications Inc. in the U.S. Clause in merger and acquisition (M&A) engagement contracts that gives bankers claim to M&A fees for negotiated periods that can be as long as two years after working for a company; Protection of the interests of bankers even if a big name firm ends up advising on the bank's idea at a later date; Advice given by Gleacher to AT&T on strategic matters.


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