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. 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?

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

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

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

  11. What are pro forma earnings?

  12. What is a staggered board?

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

  14. What is a blank-check company?

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

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

  17. What is a back door listing?

  18. 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?

  19. What is the Pac-Man defense?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  27. When is a takeover bid legally canceled?

  28. What is a tuck-in acquisition?

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