Mergers and Acquisitions Cases, Materials, and Problems

ISBN-10: 0735574847

ISBN-13: 9780735574847

Edition: 2nd 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Theodore Maynard, Therese H. Maynard

List price: $184.00
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Mergers and Acquisitions: Cases and Materials, Second Edition is a concise, accessible, practical, and student-friendly presentation of everything law students need to know about mergers and acquisitions in order to hit the ground running in a transactional setting. Using a real-world and skills-based approach, this classroom-tested casebook : covers M&A transactions in the context of Main Street as well as Wall Street includes cases, references to state and federal statutes, and numerous problems offers a highly accessible introduction and solid foundation For The materials in the first two chapters emphasizes the ethical responsibilities of both lawyers and corporate managers who are responsible for implementing acquisition transactions underscores the importance of modern fiduciary duty law, building up to the topic in the latter part of the book includes a Comprehensive Teacher's Manual with alternative approaches to teaching, suggestions for shortening reading assignments, suggested deletions to accommodate a two- or three-credit course, sample syllabi, and detailed analysis and answers for all problems in the casebook offers a comprehensive author-hosted website ( that provides PowerPoint slides of all diagrams included in the Appendix, discussion of how to use each slide, answers to all problems and questions in the casebook, updates and links to related materials, and suggestions on how to integrate current events into classroom discussion the extensive appendices in this casebook offer a wide-range of value-added learning and teaching aids : real-word documents illustrate M&A transactions and provide students with additional insights notes demonstrate the vital importance of understanding where the money (or whatever is to serve as the acquisition consideration) is going Diagrams and Checklists offer students and instructors easy reference throughout the semester the Second Edition has been thoroughly updated, And The editing of cases has been tightened. In addition, The author has added : more note materials to help students put cases and developments into context, particularly in Chapter 2 and Chapter 7 more in depth explanations of the problems new case discussions including Vantagepoint Venture Partners 1996 v. Examen, Inc. And En re: Topps Company Shareholders' Litigation recent securities law and rule changes Mergers and Acquisitions: Cases and Materials offers a proven casebook with manageable length, yet thorough coverage. Be sure to request a complimentary examination copy of this casebook before you teach your next M&A course!
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Book details

List price: $184.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 12/12/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 943
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.938
Language: English

Introduction to Business Acquisitions
Corporate Formalities: The Mechanics of Structuring Acquisition Transactions
Scope of Successor Liability: Transferring the Assets (and Liabilities) of Target Corp. to Bidder Corp
Selected Federal Securities Law Provisions that Apply to Negotiated Business Combinations
Negotiating and Documenting the Transaction
Federal Regulation of Stock Purchases: Tender Offers and the Williams Act
Fiduciary Duty Law: The Responsibilities of Boards of Directors, Senior Executive Officers and Controlling Shareholders
Tax, Accounting and Anti-Trust Concerns that Impact Mergers and Acquisition Transactions
Diagrams of Deal Structures to be Analyzed
Pfizer/Pharmacia Merger Agreement
Selected Provisions of California Corporations Code - Reorganizations
Joint Proxy Statement (Form S-4) - Pfizer/Pharmacia Merger
Stock Purchase Agreement - Galaxy's Acquisition of Trekker (Planning Problem - Chapter 6)
Letter of Intent
Due Diligence Checklist
Closing Checklist
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