Understanding Mergers and Acquisitions in the 21st Century: A Multidisciplinary Approach

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Springer, Dec 5, 2012 - Business & Economics - 295 pages
The first volume to explore mergers and acquisitions in the 21st century. The authors systematically introduce, characterize and evaluate these mergers, and discuss the methodologies that can be employed to measure them. They also consider a number of factors relevant to the performance of mergers and acquisitions.

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CLAIRE ASHTON-JAMES Assistant Professor of social and organizational psychology at the VU University, Amsterdam, the Netherlands CHRISTINE COISNE Full-time faculty member of EDHEC Business School, France ENRICO DIECIDUE Associate Professor of Decision Sciences at INSEAD, France ANCA DRANCA-IACOBAN ODHRAN JAMES MCCARTHY Analyst for the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute and is based in Turin, Italy BEYONA PETKOVA AUKE PIETERSMA works for Horus View and Explore JEROEN VAN DE VEN Assistant Professor at the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Centre for Law and Economics (ACLE), the Netherlands, and Research Fellow of the Tinbergen Institute UTZ WEITZEL Professor of Finance at the Economics Department of Nijmegen School of Management, the Netherlands

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