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Consortium Strategy: Stretching the Limits of Hostile Takeovers

Giampiero Favato

Kingston University

The RBS consortium's approach could become a trend and open up potential corporate holdings that were previously thought out of reach.

This paper looks at the advantages and drawbacks of group bidding, such as the problem of diversification for conglomerates and the market's tendency to value them at a discount to more focused companies.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 11

Keywords: consortium, hostile, takeover, strategy, corporate, finance

JEL Classification: G21, G34

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Date posted: April 8, 2008  

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Favato, Giampiero, Consortium Strategy: Stretching the Limits of Hostile Takeovers. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1116693 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1116693

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Giampiero Favato (Contact Author)
Kingston University ( email )
Kingston Hill
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey KT2 7LB
United Kingdom
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