6. Theoretical Issues on Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures

  1. H. Kent Baker and
  2. Halil Kiymaz
  1. Abdul H. Rahman

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118258996.ch6

The Art of Capital Restructuring: Creating Shareholder Value through Mergers and Acquisitions

The Art of Capital Restructuring: Creating Shareholder Value through Mergers and Acquisitions

How to Cite

Baker, H. K. and Kiymaz, H. (2011) Theoretical Issues on Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures, in The Art of Capital Restructuring: Creating Shareholder Value through Mergers and Acquisitions, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118258996.ch6

Author Information

  1. Professor in Finance and Economics, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 23 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470569511

Online ISBN: 9781118258996

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Keywords:

  • mergers and acquisitions;
  • operational synergy;
  • free cash flow;
  • net present value;
  • takeover target

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Theoretical Issues for Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures

  • Theoretical Issues Motivating Corporate Divestitures

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Discussion Questions

  • About the Author