24. Financing Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions

  1. H. Kent Baker and
  2. Gerald S. Martin
  1. Wolfgang Bessler1,
  2. Wolfgang Drobetz2 and
  3. Jan Zimmermann3

Published Online: 20 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118266250.ch24

Capital Structure and Corporate Financing Decisions: Theory, Evidence, and Practice

Capital Structure and Corporate Financing Decisions: Theory, Evidence, and Practice

How to Cite

Baker, H. K. and Martin, G. S. (2011) Financing Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, in Capital Structure and Corporate Financing Decisions: Theory, Evidence, and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118266250.ch24

Author Information

  1. 1

    Professor, Center for Finance and Banking, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen

  2. 2

    Professor, Institute of Finance, University of Hamburg

  3. 3

    Research Assistant and PhD student, Center for Finance and Banking, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470569528

Online ISBN: 9781118266250

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Keywords:

  • mergers and acquisitions;
  • empirical analysis;
  • capital structure;
  • external financing;
  • financing decision

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Method of Payment

  • Financing Alternatives

  • Capital Structure Effects of Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Discussion Questions

  • References

  • About the Authors