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Publication Date

12-1-1987

Series Information

Formal Publication 83

Publisher

Center for the Study of American Business (CSAB), Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130

Description

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.

Keywords

Corporate Acquisitions, Takeovers, Shareholders

Disciplines

Economics | Public Policy

Comments

The Center for the Study of American Business (CSAB), 1975-2001, is the predecessor of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis.

Permanent URL: http://dx.doi/org/10.7936/K77H1GRM

DOI

doi:10.7936/K77H1GRM

Takeovers and Stockholders: Winners and Losers

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