Returns to the equity holders of acquiring firms in successful mergers
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Returns to the equity holders of acquiring firms in successful mergers a UK perspective by P. Lynch

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Published by University College Dublin in Dublin .
Written in English


  • Consolidation and merger of corporations -- Great Britain.,
  • Stocks -- Prices.,
  • Earnings per share.

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Edition Notes

Thesis (M.B.A.) - University College Dublin, 1995.

Statementby Patrick Lynch.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 76, [15]p. :
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19592466M

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the residual from regressions of firms’ return on assets, net of cost of capital, on invested capital and other firm characteristics for each industry and year. A higher residual thus indicates that a firm generates higher net returns on investment than its industry peers in a given Size: 1MB.   M&A is tough, especially when it involves an underperforming asset that needs a turnaround. About 40% of all deals, on average, require some kind of turnaround, whether because of minor problems or a full-blown crisis. With M&A valuations now at record levels, companies must pay higher prices simply to get a deal done. If a valuable economy of scope exists between a biddinf firm and a target firm, the merger of these two firms will create economic value, if the market for corporate control within which this merger occurs is competitive, then the equity holders of the firm will appropriate the full value of this economy of scope. structures of acquiring firms on M&A and firm performance. This paper investigates solely acquiring firms, as these firms generally experience negative shareholder returns upon announcement. Based upon this objective, two research questions have been formulated: 1.

Mergers & Acquisitions Success and failure in M&A 5 Success and failure in M&A There are myriads of anecdotes of failed M&A deals. According to academic research, failure rates range from 50% to 80%. To be more precise, these failure rates apply to acquirers. Shareholders of target companies typically receive a large premium on the sale of File Size: 2MB. An acquisition involves one firm taking over the ownership (‘equity’) of another, hence the alternative term ‘takeover’. Strategic motives for M&A Strategic motives can be categorised in three ways: Extension – of scope in terms of geography, products or markets. Research has shown that maintaining a low or moderate level of firm debt is critical to the success of an acquisition, even when substantial leverage was used to finance the acquisition itself. True Wilberforce Press is a small book publishing firm in Iowa that has been owned by the same family since   Stock-for-Stock Mergers. FACEBOOK When the merger is stock-for-stock, the acquiring company proposes payment of a certain number of its equity shares to the target firm in exchange for all of Author: Chris Gallant.

  The paper examines the returns to shareholders of acquiring companies in India during the period The abnormal returns due to the announcement of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and return on equity funds five years before and after M&A have been by: The determinants of performance of acquiring firms have also been extensively studied empirically. Most empirical studies agree that the method of payment, size, and form of the target firm acquired, geography of the target firm, etc., play an important role in explaining acquiring firms’ stock return. In this context, the present. We study the returns the venture capital and private equity investment from venture capital and private equity funds that are part of 72 venture capital and private equity firms, Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of a company’s profitability that takes a company’s annual return (net income) divided by the value of its total shareholders' equity (i.e. 12%). ROE combines the income statement and the balance sheet as the net income or profit is compared to the shareholders’ equity.