Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions

Elgar Research Reviews in Economics

J. Harold Mulherin

This significant collection of articles comprises seminal works in recent empirical research on mergers and acquisitions. The papers provide a detailed analysis of fundamental questions such as the sources of gains in mergers and acquisitions, the role of activists in the takeover process, the existence of merger waves, the relevance of auction models in corporate takeovers and the measurement of bidder returns.

About this Research Review

J. Harold Mulherin

Subjects: economics and finance, corporate governance, financial economics and regulation, industrial organisation, business and management, corporate governance, strategic management

About Elgar Research Reviews

Elgar Research Reviews consist of two principal components: a scholarly Review Article and a list of Recommended Readings.

The Review Article prepared by a leading scholar introduces the relevant field of academic study by making reference to the seminal and most transformative articles within that field. This piece sets in context the readings that follow, illustrating how they have shaped the scholarship and why they are important to the development of the field. The Recommended Readings have full references to facilitate further research.

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