Merger and Takeover in UK Law

  • Initiatives towards formation of academic library consortium in Malaysia
    • Núm. 35-1/2, January 2014
    • Library Management
    • 102-110
    Purpose: – This paper aims to report on several initiatives towards formation of national consortium among academic libraries in Malaysia. The consortium focused on subscription of online databases...
    ...... increase, license agreement, various formats of usage statistics, merger and takeover of publishers have made PERPUN (Malaysian Standing Conference ......
  • Piers Pommeroy's suffering from merger mania, but he's not sure which deal will cause more grief: his firm's planned takeover by a major plc or his mother's impending marriage to his former boss.
    • Núm. 2005, February 2005
    • Financial Management (UK)
    • Pommeroy, Piers
    • SECRET DIARY - Diary entry
    ...Week 1 According to Henry, whose alma maters regularly top the educational league tables and whose erudition, therefore, exceeds even mine, life reserves the heaviest blows for those with the broadest shoulders. If that were true, I'd surely bear a......
  • Tentative Information, Inside Information, Price‐sensitive Information and Materiality
    • Núm. 3-3, January 1996
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 268-271
    The disclosure requirements derived from the Listing Rules either expressly or by implication require disclosure of ‘material’ information. These Rules also contain ample provisions which explicitl...
    ...... it s occurrenc e i s a question ; th e preparatio n o f a merger/takeove r i s a fac t an d th e probabilit y o f actua l ......
  • The efficacy of market abuse regulation in the UK
    • Núm. 24-3, July 2016
    • Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance
    • 248-267
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to ascertain the efficacy of Financial Services and Markets Act (FMSA) (2000) in deterring illegal insider trading in target companies around the time of a mer...
    ...... illegal insider trading in target companies around the time of a merger and aquisition announcement. Design/methodology/approach – The author ...) around both the announcement and rumour date for a sample of UK takeovers between 2001 and 2010. Findings – Statistically signicant CAARs ......
    • Núm. 54-4, September 2007
    • Scottish Journal of Political Economy
    Using a matched sample of 1959 firms and 27,263 employees from the UK Workplace Employee Relations Survey, we examine the effects of the management buyout (MBO) organizational form on employee disc...
    ......Unlike mergers, whose performance effects have been hotly contested in the literature, 2 ... change variables are created and, consequently, we control for takeover or merger, being sold by the 8 The distribution of the index across the ......
  • An investigation into the drivers of Australian REIT merger and acquisition announcements
    • Núm. 31-5, August 2013
    • Journal of Property Investment & Finance
    • 441-461
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to use Australian Real Estate Investment Trust (A‐REIT) data to empirically examine potential influencing factors on A‐REITs becoming a bidder or a target in t...
    ......Findings – Prior research in the US REIT M&A area has shown that target size is inversely related to takeover likelihood; in contrast, the authors’ Australian results show that size has a positive impact. Prior research on share price and asset performance ......
  • Takeovers, Joint Ventures and the Acquisition of Resources for Diversification
    • Núm. 46-3, August 1999
    • Scottish Journal of Political Economy
    This paper explores the influence of acquisition costs on the choice between the takeover and joint venture modes of obtaining the resources required for diversifying expansion. It uses the conditi...
    ...... firm seeking specific assets to complement its own surplus resources and facilitate an expansion may look either to the takeover ofÐ or merger withÐ a firm possessing such assets or to their sourcing via some form of collaboration or strategic alliance with the assets' owner. As the growing ......
  • Employee Relations in Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Núm. 15-4, April 1993
    • Employee Relations
    • 47-64
    The human aspects of mergers and acquisitions receive less emphasis than the more easily controlled financial aspects. A review of the existing literature and research suggests that mergers and acq...
    ...... Th e threa t o f takeover , whethe r i t materialize s o r not , i s regarde d a s a vita l disciplin e o n managemen t [1] . A t th e sam e tim e merger s ......
  • Tricks or treats?
    • Núm. 2001, January 2001
    • Financial Management (UK)
    • Burns, John
    ...... requirements 63 24 Core competency aims 61 23 Globalisation 60 23 Takeover/merger 54 20 Quality-orientated initiatives 48 18 New accounting ......
    • Núm. 81-11/12, November 1981
    • Industrial Management & Data Systems
    • 22-23
    Everything about the Chewton Glen Hotel is true‐blue British…except its cuisine which is French. All staff are the most dedicated professionals…except the boss, the monarch of the Glen, who is a gi...
    ...... S ment , durin g time s o f crisis , o f merge r o r takeover , o f diversificatio n o r expansion , whe n product s hav e t o ......
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