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Elusive drivers of shareholder wealth gains

Elusive drivers of shareholder wealth gains Details a study of 429 complete UK acquisitions, takeovers and mergers from 1980 to 1990. Cites value creation; management/shareholder alignment; and bid characteristics. Warrants that the results gave some support to the above factors playing a role in wealth creation in target companies — but for bidders results were much weaker. Concludes that this study is fairly representative of the best current work in the financial school of M&A research. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Antidote Emerald Publishing

Elusive drivers of shareholder wealth gains

The Antidote , Volume 3 (3): 2 – May 1, 1998

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1998 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1363-8483
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000006466
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Abstract

Details a study of 429 complete UK acquisitions, takeovers and mergers from 1980 to 1990. Cites value creation; management/shareholder alignment; and bid characteristics. Warrants that the results gave some support to the above factors playing a role in wealth creation in target companies — but for bidders results were much weaker. Concludes that this study is fairly representative of the best current work in the financial school of M&A research.

Journal

The AntidoteEmerald Publishing

Published: May 1, 1998

Keywords: Mergers and acquisitions; Shareholders; Finance

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