Guhan Subramanian

Harvard Business School

Douglas Weaver Professor of Business Law

Soldiers Field Road

Morgan 270C

Boston, MA 02163

United States

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Scholarly Papers (30)

The Powerful Antitakeover Force of Staggered Boards: Theory, Evidence, and Policy

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 54, pp. 887-951, 2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 353
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Lucian A. Bebchuk, John C. Coates, IV and Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 3,691 (2,482)
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Takeover, mergers and acquisitions, tender offers, takeover bids, defensive tactics, staggered boards, poison pills

The Powerful Antitakeover Force of Staggered Boards: Theory, Evidence and Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w8974
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 30 May 2002 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
Lucian A. Bebchuk, John C. Coates, IV and Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 120 (232,550)
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Oracle V. Peoplesoft: A Case Study

Harvard Negotiation Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Oct 2005
David Millstone and Guhan Subramanian
Independent and Harvard Business School
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Takeovers, Oracle, PeopleSoft, poison pill, takeover defense

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Bargaining in the Shadow of Takeover Defenses

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 113, Issue 3, pp. 621-686, December 2003
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 16 Nov 2011
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,717 (9,240)
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takeover, negotiated acquisitions, mergers and acquisitions, tender offers, takeover defenses, defensive tactics, staggered boards, poison pills, premia

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Go-Shops vs. No-Shops in Private Equity Deals: Evidence and Implications

Business Lawyer, May 2008, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-09
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2015
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,480 (11,713)

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Revlon duties, takeovers, private equity, going-private transactions

Does Shareholder Proxy Access Improve Firm Value? Evidence from the Business Roundtable Challenge

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 11-052, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 11-052, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 685
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Bo Becker, Daniel Bergstresser and Guhan Subramanian
Stockholm School of Economics, Brandeis International Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,369 (13,039)
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Shareholder proxy access, Corporate governance

Does Shareholder Proxy Access Improve Firm Value? Evidence from the Business Roundtable Challenge

NBER Working Paper No. w17797
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Feb 2012
Bo Becker, Daniel Bergstresser and Guhan Subramanian
Stockholm School of Economics, Brandeis International Business School and Harvard Business School
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The Powerful Antitakeover Force of Staggered Boards: Further Findings and a Reply to Symposium Participants

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 55, pp. 885-917, 2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 393
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Lucian A. Bebchuk, John C. Coates, IV and Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,157 (17,253)

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Takeover, mergers and acquisitions, tender offers, takeover bids, defensive tactics, staggered boards, poison pills, premia, independent directors

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Post-Siliconix Freeze-Outs: Theory, Evidence & Policy

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 472; Harvard PON Working Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Apr 2005
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,026 (20,639)
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Freeze-outs, going private, Siliconix, parent-subsidiary mergers

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Using the Deal Price for Determining ‘Fair Value’ in Appraisal Proceedings

Forthcoming, The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up? (U. Chicago Press) (2017)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School
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mergers & acquisitions, appraisal, Delaware, corporate law

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Is Delaware's Antitakeover Statute Unconstitutional? Evidence from 1988-2008

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 21 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2010
Guhan Subramanian, Steven Herscovici and Brian Barbetta
Harvard Business School, The Brattle Group and Analysis Group, Inc.
Downloads 822 (28,470)
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hostile takeovers, tender offers, corporate law, Delaware, defensive tactics, poison pills

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The Influence of Antitakeover Statutes on Incorporation Choice: Evidence on the "Race" Debate and Antitakeover Overreaching

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 01-10
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 04 Dec 2001
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School
Downloads 729 (33,518)
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Fixing Freezeouts

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 115, No. 1, 2005
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 16 Nov 2011
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School
Downloads 651 (39,024)
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Freeze-outs, Squeeze-outs, Controlling shareholders, Takeovers, Tender offers

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A Buy-Side Model of Lockups: Theory and Evidence

Harvard Law School, Law-Econ Discussion Paper No. 274
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 03 Feb 2000
John C. Coates, IV and Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 629 (40,917)
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The Trouble with Staggered Boards: A Reply to Georgeson's John Wilcox

Corporate Governance Advisor, Vol. 11, pp. 17-19, 2003, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 410, February 2003
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Lucian A. Bebchuk, John C. Coates, IV and Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School
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Takeover, mergers and acquisitions, tender offers, takeover bids, defensive tactics, staggered boards, poison pills, premia, independent directors

The Drivers of Market Efficiency in Revlon Transactions

Journal of Corporation Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Mar 2003
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School
Downloads 555 (47,601)
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Takeovers, lockups, mergers and acquisitions, Revlon, market efficiency

The Drivers of Market Efficiency in Revlon Transactions

Journal of Corporation Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Nov 2003
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School
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Takeovers, lockups, mergers and acquisitions, Revlon, market efficiency

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The Disappearing Delaware Effect

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 391
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Dec 2002
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School
Downloads 552 (47,937)
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Delaware, Takeovers, Mergers & Acquisitions

The Disappearing Delaware Effect

The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 32-59, 2004
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School

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The Disappearing Delaware Effect

Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, Vol. 20, No. 1, April 2004
Posted: 28 Oct 2003
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School

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The Effect of Delaware Doctrine on Freezeout Structure and Outcomes: Evidence on the Unified Approach

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 153
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2013
Fernan Restrepo and Guhan Subramanian
Stanford Law School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 491 (56,246)
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The New Look of Deal Protection

Stanford Law Review 69 (2017), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Aug 2016
Fernan Restrepo and Guhan Subramanian
Stanford Law School and Harvard Business School
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Placing Election Bylaws on the Corporate Ballot

Harvard PON Working Paper No. 915403
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 07 May 2009
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 370 (79,104)
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Corporate elections, shareholder voting, proxy contests, access to the ballot, by-laws, by-law amendments, proxy fights, proxy contests, corporate governance, agency costs

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Appraisal After Dell

The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up? (U. Chicago Press) (2018 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Jan 2018
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School
Downloads 363 (80,905)

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mergers & acquisitions, appraisal, Delaware, corporate law

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The Effect of Prohibiting Deal Protection in M&A: Evidence from the United Kingdom

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2016
Fernan Restrepo and Guhan Subramanian
Stanford Law School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 324 (92,015)
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Go-Shops Revisited

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Feb 2019
Guhan Subramanian and Annie Zhao
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 269 (112,499)

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Go-Shops, Mergers & Acquisitions, Takeovers, Private Equity, Corporate Law

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Delaware's Choice

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2014
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School
Downloads 163 (181,259)

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takeovers, Section 203, staggered boards

Delaware's Choice

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 39, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Aug 2014
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School
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Delaware, Journal, Corporate, Law, Guhan, Subramanian, Ineffective, Staggered, Boards, Section 203

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Deal Process Design in Management Buyouts

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Dec 2015
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School
Downloads 197 (152,898)
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management buyouts, Revlon duties, takeovers, private equity

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Is Delaware's Antitakeover Statute Unconstitutional? Further Analysis and a Reply to Symposium Commentators

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 May 2010
Guhan Subramanian, Steven Herscovici and Brian Barbetta
Harvard Business School, The Brattle Group and Analysis Group, Inc.
Downloads 149 (195,290)
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Hostile Takeovers, Tender Offers, Corporate Law, Delaware, Defensive Tactics, Poison Pills

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Delaware's Choice: A Brief Reply to Commentators

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 39, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Aug 2014
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School
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Delaware, Journal, Corporate, Law, Subramanian, Guhan, Delaware's Choice, Section 203

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The K-Dow Petrochemicals Joint Venture

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Case No. 912-002
Posted: 04 Feb 2012
Guhan Subramanian, James K. Sebenius, Phillip Andrews and Rhea Ghosh
Harvard Business School, HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Harvard Business School

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Bargaining in the Shadow of PeopleSoft's (Defective) Poison Pill

Harvard Negotiation Law Review, 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 568, Harvard PON Working Paper No. 932565
Posted: 16 Nov 2011
Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Business School

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hostile takeover, Oracle, PeopleSoft, poison pill

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Bank of America-Merrill Lynch

HBS Case No. 910-026, Harvard Business School NOM Unit
Posted: 02 Jun 2010
Guhan Subramanian and Nithyasri Sharma
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Citigroup-Wachovia-Wells Fargo

HBS Case No. 910-006, Harvard Business School NOM Unit
Posted: 14 Oct 2009
Guhan Subramanian and Nithyasri Sharma
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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A Buy-Side Model of M&A Lockups: Theory and Evidence

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 2, November 2000
Posted: 19 Apr 2001
John C. Coates, IV and Guhan Subramanian
Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School

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lockup, merger, acquisition