TITLE

Creating a Market

AUTHOR(S)
Marino Additional reporting by, Jonathan; MacFadyen, Ken
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;11/8/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 45, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the termination fees involve in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). It notes that these fees are granted at the expense of the shareholders. The bidding case for 3Par is described, which involves a termination fee of 53.5 million dollars with Dell. Also noted is the survey conducted by investment bank Houlihan Lokey which revealed that breakup fees showed a mean of 3.5% of the deal's transaction value in 2010, up from 3.4% in 2008 and 3.1% in 2007.
ACCESSION #
55095971

 

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