Key role players in takeovers

Brown, Simon
April 2013
Finweek;4/25/2013, p34
The article presents the author's insights on mergers and acquisitions of companies. The author highlights the significance of several regulatory role players in the mergers and acquisitions including the Competition Commission, and the Takeover Regulation Panel which ensures the fair treatment between shareholders and bidding company. Moreover, the author relates the Bidvest/Adcock and Protech/Eqstra deals on corporate takeovers.


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