Mergers and acquisitions in a nutshell

Oesterle, Dale A., 1950- author

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  • Creator Dale A. Oesterle, Jeffrey J. Haas
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication
    • Third edition
    • St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2019]
    • ©2019
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xxix, 393 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
  • ISBNs 9780314280312, 0314280316
  • OCLC ocn923853885


  • Includes index.


  • The primary types of corporate acquisitions -- The acquisition process and its basic legal documents -- Litigation on acquisition contracts -- Shareholder voting and appraisal rights -- Successorship issues -- Federal law on acquisitions of or by publicly-traded corporations -- Accounting issues in mergers and acquisitions -- Federal income tax treatment of M & A transactions -- The board of director's duty of care in acquisitions -- The legal duties of controlling shareholders in acquisitions -- The board of director's duty of loyalty in related party transactions -- The target board of directors power to block takeovers -- The fiduciary duty of financial consultants in acquisitions : investment bankers -- Antitrust legislation on acquisitions -- Acquisitions of United States corporations by foreign companies
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