|Chandrashekar Krishnamurti||Auckland University of Technology|
|S R Vishwanath||T A Pai Management Institute, Manipal|
|© 2008||432 pages||SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd|
The key features of this work are:
- It covers the entire spectrum of activities in a typical merger transaction - starting from searching for candidates to closing the deal.
- Topics discussed include rationale for diversification via acquisition, searching for acquisitions, valuation of publicly and privately held companies, design of consideration in acquisitions, crossborder acquisitions and empirical data on mergers.
- The book covers various forms of corporate restructuring like spin offs, carve outs, targeted stocks, reorganization of debt contracts, lay offs and downsizing.
- It contains numerous real life examples and summarizes much of the research done in the last 20 years.