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- New Storey Imprint. Rosen, Judith // Publishers Weekly;2/10/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 6, p56
Deals with the continued growth of Storey Books' publishing program since its purchase by Workman Publishing in 2001. Comments from Deborah Balmuth, editorial director; First two books on its Storey Kids imprint; Scope of its titles in the Quiet Sports series.
- People. // Publishers Weekly;10/9/2006, Vol. 253 Issue 40, p11
Several appointments in the publishing industry as of October 9, 2006 are reported. Ronnie Gramazio has been named executive editor for Globe's Lyons Press imprint. Natanya Mitchell has been hired as assistant marketing manager for philosophy and classics of New Oxford Hires. Amy Corley has been...
- DIRECTORS' DEALINGS DECLARED 5 DECEMBER TO 11 DECEMBER. // Finance Week;12/16/2002, p30
Presents chart depicting the business transactions by corporate directors in South Africa.
- Protecting a friendly deal from a hostile offer. Burgdoerfer, Jerry J. // Corporate Board;Nov/Dec95, Vol. 16 Issue 95, p22
Focuses on the role of the corporate board in protecting a friendly merger transaction from hostile offers. Formation of a strategic combination; Decisions of the Delaware Supreme Court; Importance of advance planning; Accountability of board members to stockholders.
- The director's role in managing mergers. Hershman, Susan E. // Corporate Board;May/June97, Vol. 18 Issue 104, p16
Focuses on the director's role of scrutinizing the strategic value of a merger. Pace of merger and acquisition activity; Internal and external growth strategies employed by high-growth companies; Factors that contribute to merger success; Requirements of a successful post-merger management.
- Becoming An M&A Capable Board. Sirower, Mark L. // Corporate Board;May/Jun2000, Vol. 21 Issue 122, p1
Focuses on the need for corporate directors to establish a process to avoid value-destroying transactions. Partnership with senior management; Transformation of the best opportunities into shareholder value; Debate about the motives for merger and acquisition (M&A) activities; Stock market's...
- A GUIDE FOR DIRECTORS: HOW DIRECTORS CAN NAVIGATE THE POTENTIAL PROBLEMS OF M&As. Turner, James E.A. // Ivey Business Journal;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p74
Focuses on the position of directors of a company which is the subject of a hostile bid for acquisition. Role of directors; How the board should handle a hostile bid; Where a special committee is appointed.
- Exclusive Merger Agreements: The Role of the Board of Directors. Millich, Marvin F. // Journal of Corporation Law;Spring88, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p823
While many cases involve defensive takeover tactics and lock-up options, few courts have ruled on the enforceability of exclusive merger agreements. The cases are not only in conflict with each other, but also in conflict with decisions concerning defensive tactics and lock-up options. This...
- Director Primacy in Corporate Takeovers: Preliminary Reflections. Bainbridge, Stephen M. // Stanford Law Review;Dec2002, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p791
Presents a commentary on an article by Lucian Arye Bebchuk, John C. Coates IV and Guhan Subramanian on director primacy in corporate takeovers. Discussion on the tension between authority and accountability in the director primacy model; Alternative constraints on director accountability.