Abstract

http://ssrn.com/abstract=1951055
 


 



Topics in Finance: Part VIII-Mergers and Acquisitions


Judith A. Laux


Colorado College - Department of Economics and Business

October 28, 2011

Colorado College Working Paper 2011-13

Abstract:     
In this series, three key axioms — stockholder wealth maximization, the risk-return tradeoff, and agency conflicts — are applied to the major topics in financial management. The current article looks at mergers and acquisitions, reviewing the presumed motivations, the ethical challenges, and the literature dedicated to this financial activity.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 8

Keywords: stockholder wealth maximization, risk-return, agency, mergers and acquisitions

JEL Classification: D81, D82, G3

working papers series


Download This Paper

Date posted: November 1, 2011 ; Last revised: March 12, 2012

Suggested Citation

Laux, Judith A., Topics in Finance: Part VIII-Mergers and Acquisitions (October 28, 2011). Colorado College Working Paper 2011-13. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1951055 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1951055

Contact Information

Judith A. Laux (Contact Author)
Colorado College - Department of Economics and Business ( email )
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
United States
7193896414 (Phone)
7193896927 (Fax)
Feedback to SSRN


Paper statistics
Abstract Views: 509
Downloads: 116
Download Rank: 139,621

© 2014 Social Science Electronic Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.  FAQ   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy   Copyright   Contact Us
This page was processed by apollo3 in 0.484 seconds