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Mega Grocers, Inc: US Law concerning Disrimination & Acquisition, health care

Mega Grocers, Inc. has been very concerned with the soaring health care costs which the company is incurring for the health benefits that it provides to its employees. The vice president of Mega Grocers, Inc. has submitted a proposal that suggests that one way to curb soaring health care costs would be to discourage unhealthy p

Penny's Concrete: Prepare Journal entries for acquisition of 25% of Cardinal Inc

17 - 4 A Penny's Concrete acquired 25% of the outstanding common stock of Cardinal Inc on January 1, 2005, by paying $1,200,000 for 50,000 shares. Cardinal declared and paid a $0.50 per share cash dividend on June 30 and again on December 31, 2005. Cardinal reported net incomeof $600,000 for the year. At December 31,

Strategic Financial Management

I'm doing a paper about Daimler Chrysler in regards of risk management challenges. I have a section about managing international acquisitions. Need to touch challenges, whether the merger or acquisitions have positively impact the company. Pros, cons, possible synergies, cost savings and moral issues. Need some help in this s

Identify three recent examples of mergers or acquisitions

I need help getting started. Identify three recent examples of mergers or acquisitions. Briefly analyze the strategies used in the examples identified. Then analyze the financial outcomes of the examples identified. MS word 900-1100 words with references. APA format preferred.


In an effort to enhance my understanding of mergers and acquisitions I'm asking for assistance with the following: Please identify 3 recent examples of mergers or acquisitions (whatever you would like) and: 1. Briefly analyze the strategies employed in the examples you identified. 2. Analyze the financial outcomes of t

Discussion question/strategic competitiveness

Choose an acquisition that is currently underway and based on the firm's characteristics, experiences and stated rationale, do you believe its completion will lead to more strategic competitiveness -- why or why not?.

Catco Valuation Comparables for merger

The CEO of CatCo (a feline products company) is (believe it or not) in a friendly merger discussion with the CEO of DogCo (a canine products company). As one would predict, CatCo wants to be the acquirer and is willing to pay a premium (more than current market value) for DogCo because CatCo believes substantial revenue and cos

Butler Chemical: Asset purchase or subsidiary merger

Butler Chemical Company (manufacturer of industrial chemicals) has been struggling over the past few years with the stagnation of agricultural and commercial construction. The company has substantial debt outstanding and last week it disclosed that it may not be able to meet all of its debt obligations if business does not impr

Merger of Equals: Daimler-Benz and Chrysler, Kerkorian Trial

Five years ago Daimler-Benz and Chrysler merged to form Daimler-Chrysler. On December 1, 2003, a trial began in Wilmington, Delaware in which Kirk Kerkorian, a large Chryler shareholder at the time of the merger, is seeking $1 billion to $2 billion damages from Daimler-Chrysler. The New York Times said: "Not since John and Horac

ABC & XYZ Co: Financial Analysis of shares and company mergers

Expected Earning Number of Shares Market Price Per Share Tax Rate ABC Company $5,000,000 1,000,000 $100 50% XYZ Company $3,000,000 500,000 $ 60 50% The ABC Company wishes to acquire the XYZ Company. If the merger were effected through an exchange of shares, ABC would be willing to pay a 25% premium for the XYZ shares.