CCH: Mum's the word during failed deal

April 1998
Accounting Technology;Apr98, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p20
Trade Publication
Focuses on the failed deal of Reed Elsevier and Wolters Kluwer, parent company of tax research giant CCH Incorporated. Acquisition of AuditVision trial balance software and ViewPlan estate planning software by CCH; Why CCH has not acquired complete tax and accounting companies.


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