28. Acquisitions, Mergers, and Takeovers

  1. John R. Boatright
  1. Anthony F. Buono1 and
  2. Roy A. Wiggins III2

Published Online: 13 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118266298.ch28

Finance Ethics: Critical Issues in Theory and Practice

Finance Ethics: Critical Issues in Theory and Practice

How to Cite

Boatright, J. R. (2010) Acquisitions, Mergers, and Takeovers, in Finance Ethics: Critical Issues in Theory and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118266298.ch28

Author Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Management and Sociology, Coordinator, Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, Bentley University

  2. 2

    Professor of Finance, Director of the Bentley Microcredit Initiative, Bentley University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 9 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499160

Online ISBN: 9781118266298

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Keywords:

  • acquisitions;
  • mergers;
  • takeovers;
  • equity ownership;
  • contractual control

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definitional Issues

  • Historical Considerations

  • Ethical Considerations in Amts: Process and Outcomes

  • Hostile Takeovers

  • Acquisitions and Mergers

  • The Role of the Board of Directors

  • Conclusion

  • About the Authors