Lessons of an Outside Director
Washington University Law Quarterly
The three sacred cows that will be engaged (let us not say slaughtered) are: (1) the widespread knowledge that leveraged buyouts (LBOs) only benefit a few insider wheeler-dealers (also rejected is the converse belief that all LBOs contribute to a healthier economy); (2) takeovers are uniformly good for shareholders; and (3) investment bankers are the appropriate folks to pass judgment on whether a board should approve a proposed acquisition, merger, or sale.
Lessons of an Outside Director,
70 Wash. U. L. Q. 563
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