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Formal Publication 83
Center for the Study of American Business (CSAB), Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130
Corporate acquisitions normally cause negative returns for the shareholders of the acquiring firm. Targeted firm shareholders usually are the winners. The acquiring firms need to consider what is in the best interests for their shareholders when considering acquiring another firm.
Corporate Acquisitions, Takeovers, Shareholders
Economics | Public Policy
Weidenbaum, Murray L. and Vogt, Stephen, "Takeovers and Stockholders: Winners and Losers", Formal Publication 83, 1987, doi:10.7936/K77H1GRM.
Murray Weidenbaum Publications, http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/mlw_papers/65.