5. Antitakeover Measures

  1. Patrick A. Gaughan

Published Online: 5 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269077.ch5

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings, Fifth Edition

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Gaughan, P. A. (2010) Antitakeover Measures, in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269077.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 11 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470561966

Online ISBN: 9781118269077

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Keywords:

  • antitakeover measures;
  • U.S. corporations;
  • corporate defense;
  • investment bankers;
  • hostile takeover

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Management Entrenchment Hypothesis versus Stockholder Interests Hypothesis

  • Preventative Antitakeover Measures

  • Changing the State of Incorporation

  • Active Antitakeover Defenses

  • Information Content of Takeover Resistance

  • Summary