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1.

Applied Mergers and Acquisitions

Robert F. Bruner, APPLIED MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 May 2004
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 10,822
2.

Shareholder Activism and Corporate Governance in the United States

As published in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, vol. 3, pp. 459-465, 1998
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Dec 1997
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 9,224
3.

A Century of Corporate Takeovers: What Have We Learned and Where Do We Stand? (previous title: The History of M&A Activity Around the World: A Survey of Literature)

Journal of Banking and Finance, 2008, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 97/2005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 7,444
4.

Economists' Hubris - The Case of Mergers and Acquisitions

Journal of Financial Transformation, Vol. 26, pp. 4-12, 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Capco Institute
Downloads 7,417
5.

The Evolution of Shareholder Activism in the United States

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 6,374
6.

Does M&A Pay? (Chapter 3)

Robert F. Bruner, APPLIED MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Aug 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 6,042
7.

The Impact of Shareholder Activism on Target Companies: A Survey of Empirical Findings

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
Downloads 5,105
8.

El valor de las Acciones sin Voto: un caso real (The Value of Non-Voting Shares)

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 02 May 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School, IESE Business School and IESE
Downloads 4,940
9.

Systemic Risk and Hedge Funds

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4535-05, EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings Paper, AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 07 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
AlphaSimplex Group, LLC, University of Massachusetts at Amherst - Eugene M. Isenberg School of Management - Department of Finance, AlphaSimplex Group, LLC and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 4,631
10.

Less Is More: Making Shareholder Activism A Valued Mechanism Of Corporate Governance

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 241; and Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-10; Yale SOM Working Paper No. ICF - 00-10
Number of pages: 142 Posted: 22 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 4,503
11.

The Takeover Directive as a Protectionist Tool?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 141/2010
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford- Faculty of Law, London School of Economics - Law Department and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Downloads 4,131
12.

The One Share - One Vote Debate: A Theoretical Perspective

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 176/2007
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Jun 2007
Working Paper Series
Swedish House of Finance and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
Downloads 4,004
13.

Acqui-Hiring

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 63, p. 281, 2013, UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2040924
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 16 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina School of Law and University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 3,916
14.

Takeover Bids Vs. Proxy Fights in Contests for Corporate Control

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 04/2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 336
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 08 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 3,858
15.

Public-to-Private Transactions: LBOs, MBOs, MBIs and IBOs

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 94/2005, CentER Discussion Paper No. 2005-98
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
McKinsey & Co. Inc. - Amsterdam Office and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 3,605
16.

Learning and the Disappearing Association Between Governance and Returns

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 108, No. 2, pp. 323-348, May 2013, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 667
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Business School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 3,176
17.

Effect of Financial Crisis over Mergers and Acquisitions in GCC Countries

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
King Saud University
Downloads 3,147
18.

Mergers & Acquisitions in Indian Banking Sector

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Delhi, University of Delhi, University of Delhi and University of Delhi
Downloads 3,039
19.

Deals from Hell: M&A Lessons That Rise Above the Ashes

Robert F. Bruner, DEALS FROM HELL: M&A LESSONS THAT RISE ABOVE THE ASHES, New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2005
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 May 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 2,954
20.

Shareholder Rights and Shareholder Activism: The Role of the General Meeting of Shareholders

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 188/2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
Tilburg Law School
Downloads 2,812
21.

Two-Stage Spinoff Asset Impairment Theory

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Tuebingen and Soka University, Faculty of Business Administration
Downloads 2,747
22.

Did Corporate Governance 'Fail' During the 2008 Stock Market Meltdown? The Case of the S&P 500

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 124/2009
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 May 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,683
23.

Thirty Years of Shareholder Rights and Firm Valuation

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Notre Dame and Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,663
24.

Merger & Acquisition in India: An Analytical Study

National Conference on Business Innovation conducted by Apeejay Institute of Management, Jalandhar-144001, Punjab, February 27, 2010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University
Downloads 2,662
25.

Shareholder Voting and Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,507
26.

The Agency Costs of Agency Capitalism: Activist Investors and the Revaluation of Governance Rights

Columbia Law Review, 2013 (Forthcoming), ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 197, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 438, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 31 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,476
27.

A Reference Point Theory of Mergers and Acquisitions

AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Harvard University and NYU Stern School of Business

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,445
28.

Shareholders' Say on Pay: Does it Create Value?

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming, Drexel College of Business Research Paper No. 2008-06
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Drexel University and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,160
29.

The Importance of Industry Links in Merger Waves

Journal of Finance, 2014, vol. 69(2): 527-576.
Number of pages: 159 Posted: 14 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Washington
Downloads 2,104
30.

Do Investment Banks Matter for M&A Returns?

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 24, No. 7, pp. 2286-2315, July 2011, EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting
Downloads 2,011
31.

Documenting the Deal: How Quality Control and Candor Can Improve Boardroom Decision-Making and Reduce the Litigation Target Zone

Forthcoming, The Business Lawyer, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 794
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Government of the State of Delaware - Supreme Court of Delaware

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,996
32.

Corporate Governance and Hedge Fund Activism

Review of Derivatives Research, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business and Northeastern University, D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Finance Area
Downloads 1,941
33.

The Case Against Shareholder Empowerment

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 158, p. 653, 2010, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-35, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1480290
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 01 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics
Downloads 1,940
34.

Lost in Translation? The Effect of Cultural Values on Mergers Around the World

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 117, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering and University of Texas at Austin
Downloads 1,874
35.

Mergers in Indian Banking Sector Benefits and Motives

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,856
36.

Playing It Safe? Managerial Preferences, Risk, and Agency Conflicts

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 1,851
37.

Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions in India

Corporate Law Advisor, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur, India
Downloads 1,846
38.

Liberbank: expropiación ilegal de €484 millones. (Liberbank: Preferred Without Preference. An Expropriation of About €484 Million)

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 16 May 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 1,821
39.

A Study of Mergers & Acquisitions in Aviation Industry in India and Their Impact on the Operating Performance and Shareholder Wealth

Emerging Markets: Finance eJournal, Vol. 4, Issue 39, April 09, 2012., Corporate Finance: Governance, Corporate Control & Organization eJournal , Vol. 4, Issue 63, April 05, 2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Shri Chimanbhai Patel Institute of Management & Research and B.K.School of Business Management, Gujarat University
Downloads 1,795
40.

Shareholder Activism on Sustainability Issues

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,794
41.

New Thinking on ‘Shareholder Primacy’

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 11-04
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute
Downloads 1,784
42.

Fusioni orizzontali (Horizontal Mergers)

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 May 2013 Last Revised: 06 May 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Rome
Downloads 1,757
43.

Shareholder Litigation in Mergers and Acquisitions

18 Journal of Corporate Finance 1248 (2012), AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper, 6th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Northwestern Univ Law School 2011, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-23, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-37
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 05 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance, University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,704
44.

Are Fairness Opinions Fair? The Case of Mergers and Acquisitions

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper, EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 91, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and Independent
Downloads 1,669
45.

Shareholder Voting and Corporate Governance Around the World

Review of Financial Studies, July 13, 2015, Volume 28, Issue 8
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance, University of Utah - Department of Finance, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business and University of Alberta - Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis

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Downloads 1,632
46.

Operating Performance Improvements after Corporate Takeovers: Fact or Fallacy?

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 05 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 1,615
47.

Shareholder Activism as a Corrective Mechanism in Corporate Governance

Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 2014, No. 5, 2014, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 225
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law and R Street Institute
Downloads 1,611
48.

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Effect of Passive Investors on Activism

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School

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Downloads 1,607
49.

Activism of Institutional Investors, Corporate Governance Alerts and Financial Performance

International Journal of Business, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
IPAG Business School, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications and IAE of Aix en Provence
Downloads 1,598
50.

How Have M&As Changed? Evidence from the Sixth Merger Wave

European Journal of Finance, Vol. 18, pp. 663-688, 2012
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, University of Surrey - Surrey Business School and University of Surrey
Downloads 1,576