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Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring

Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring
Text and Cases

Second Edition
Edited by:
  • Chandrashekar Krishnamurti - Professor of Finance, School of Commerce, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
  • Vishwanath S. R. - Professor of Finance, School of Management and Entrepreneurship, Shiv Nadar University, India
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March 2018 | 468 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd

This revised edition of the well-known text provides a comprehensive and well-balanced overview of the entire spectrum of activities in merger transactions, acquisitions, and corporate restructuring process. It comprises of insightful modules on search for acquisitions, value drivers and target valuation, design of consideration, accounting and tax factors, cross border acquisitions, and the restructuring of equity and debt contracts. Intended for students with an interest in the financial, strategic, and business issues surrounding corporate restructuring, this book will take the readers through a rigorous understanding of valuation in a variety of corporate settings.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructuring: Text and Cases incorporates seven brief cases and six full-length teaching cases that instructors can use for classroom discussion and for in-depth understanding of the issues at hand.

The book will help the readers answer crucial questions such as:

• When does it make sense to acquire or restructure a firm’s operations? 

• How does the structure of the deal affect the value creation potential?

• How much value will the acquisition or restructuring create? 

• What are some of the post-merger integration issues that managers face?

Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Sankaran and Vishwanath S R
Diversification via Acquisition
Vishwanath S R and Sankaran
Searching for Acquisitions
Vishwanath S R and Chandrasekhar Krishnamurti
Value Drivers and Target Valuation
Valuation of Privately Held Companies Pitabas Mohanty
Vishwanath S R and Chandrasekhar Krishnamurti
Real Options Analysis in Mergers and Acquisitions
Vishwanath S R and Chandrasekhar Krishnamurti
Design of Consideration in Acquisitions: Cash and Stock Offers
Vishwanath S R
Accounting and Tax Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions
Vishwanath S R and Chandrasekhar Krishnamurti
Cross-border Acquisitions
P Raghavendra Rau
The Empirical Evidence on Merger
Sharon Hannes
Takeover Defenses
Vishwanath S R
Post-merger Integration
Vishwanath S R and Chandrasekhar Krishnamurti
Spin-offs, Equity Carve-outs and Targeted Stock Offerings
Vishwanath S R and Chandrasekhar Krishnamurti
Bankruptcy and Reorganization
Corey Rosen
Employee Share Ownership Plans
Corporate Governance Scandal at Satyam Computer Services Ltd.
Financing Strategy at Tata Steel
Kingfisher Airlines Ltd.: Debt Restructuring
Reliance Communications Ltd.: A House of Cards?
Wipro Ltd.: The Demerger Decision
Suzlon Energy Ltd.: Debt Restructuring


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ISBN: 9789352803491