FAQs tagged as

M&A

  1. Which two companies underwent the biggest corporate merger of the 1990s?

  2. What is the significance of a Schedule 13D?

  3. What is the difference between an acquisition and a takeover?

  4. Why would a company do a reverse merger instead of an IPO?

  5. What are the penalties for withdrawing from my Traditional IRA less than a year after acquisition?

  6. What business processes were used to establish the Chevrolet motor company?

  7. How do businesses decide whether to do FDI via green field investments or acquisitions?

  8. Why would a multinational corporation conduct a vertical foreign direct investment?

  9. If a company undergoes an acquisition can an employee withdraw 401(k) funds tax free?

  10. What happens to my call options if the underlying company is bought out?

  11. When is a takeover bid legally canceled?

  12. A cash buyout agreement has been announced for a stock I own, but why isn't my stock trading at a per-share price equal to the buyout price?

  13. What happens to the stock prices of two companies involved in an acquisition?

  14. How long does it take for a merger to go through?

  15. What is a typical day in the life of someone in M&A? How long does a project last?

  16. What are pro forma earnings?

  17. What is a staggered board?

  18. What does the 'FIG' at an investment bank refer to?

  19. What is a blank-check company?

  20. What is the difference between a merger and a takeover?

  21. What does the term "stock-for-stock" mean?

  22. What is a back door listing?

  23. If I reject the tender offer for acquisition of the stock that I own in a company and the company goes private, what happens to my stock?

  24. What is the Pac-Man defense?

  25. What is a stock-for-stock merger and how does this corporate action affect existing shareholders?

  26. How do companies use the Pac-Man defense?

  27. In M&A how does an all-stock or all-cash deal affect the equity of the buying company?

  28. What is a tuck-in acquisition?

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