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    Discuss the mechanics of various types of merger arbitrage

    Arbitrage is the zero-investment purchase of a security financed by the sale of an identical security Discuss the mechanics of various types of merger arbitrage, I.e., Cash Deals, Stock Mergers, and complex merger transactions (cash, and various types of stock exchanges). Discuss the mechanics of each type, their

    Exxon/Mobil merger

    As a result of your investigation and analysis, would you recommend a different M&A strategy? Why or why not? I will share the motives and strategy of Exxon Mobil merger paper. through this analysis would a different M&A strategy be needed or to stay with the original plan.

    What are some unanticipated outcomes from merging Exxon/Mobil?

    What are some unanticipated outcomes from merging Exxon/Mobil? 1)How could any negative issues been anticipated and mitigated? 2)How could any positive issues been anticipated and reinforced? Also can you analyze the effects of the following in mergers and acquisitions in summary a)accounting (i.e. revenue enhancement,

    Mergers and Acquisitions: Discuss and explain five types of Mergers

    Prepare a paper in which you pick a minimum of five types of M&A (Horizontal, Vertical, Congeneric, Conglomerate, Spin-offs, Divestitures, Carve-outs). In the first part of your paper, define and paraphrase each of your types of M&A. search for at least one example of each of your five M&A's that have occurred during the last

    Merger for Citibank and American Express

    I am part of a merger for Citibank and American Express. I been chosen to head up my department and merge the two groups into a self-directed work team. I have to look at the stages of team development and use that knowledge to work with the team. For this step I have to provide about 3 paragraphs briefly explaining my reasoni

    Treasury Stock and Dividends

    5,000 shares of common stock, assume that 2,000 shares were origionally issued and 800 were subsequently reacquired. What is the amount of cash dividends to be paid if a $2 per share dividend is declared?

    Mergers & Acquisitions: Immense Appetite, Inc.

    Immense Appetite, Inc., believes that it can acquire Sleepy Industries and improve efficiency to the extent that the market value of Sleepy will increase by $5 million. Sleepy currently sells for $20 a share, and there are 1 million shares outstanding. a. Sleepy's management is willing to accept a cash offer of $25 a share. C

    Castles in the Sand: Mergers and Price-Earnings Ratios

    Castles in the Sand currently sells at a price-earnings multiple of 10. The firm has 2 million shares outstanding, and sells at a price per share of $40. Firm Foundation has a price-earnings ratio (P/E) multiple of 8, has 1 million shares outstanding, and sells at a price per share of $20. a. If Castles acquires the other fir

    Velcro Saddles: Merger and Gains Cost

    Velcro Saddles is contemplating the acquisition of Pogo Ski Sticks, Inc. The values of the two companies as separate entities are $20 million and $10 million, respectively. Velcro Saddles estimates that by combining the two companies, it will reduce marketing and administrative costs by $500,000 per year in perpetuity. Velcro Sa

    Acquiring Corp. is considering a takeover of Takeover Target Inc.

    Merger Gains. Acquiring Corp. is considering a takeover of Takeover Target Inc. Acquiring has 10 million shares outstanding, which sell for $40 each. Takeover Target has 5 million shares outstanding, which sell for $20 each. If the merger gains are estimated at $25 million, what is the highest price per share that Acquiring shou

    Sony (Japan) - MGM Merger Acquisition Finance

    Please help me so I can write the following: Discuss the following: d. Why the ACQUIRING company's stock rose or fell after the deal was announced? e. Why the ACQUIRED company's stock rose or fell after the deal was announced? f. What is the expected impact on the combined company's capital? Prepare 3 Microsoft Pow

    Risk Mitigation Plan -Cerberus/Chrysler Merger

    I could use some help. I need to write a 750 - 1000 word paper on: Private vs. public what are the risks in becoming a private company for Chrysler under Cerberus. I have added some articles on the merger for reference.

    How can a merger or acquisition change the value of a firm?

    1.How can a merger or acquisition change the value of a firm? Why would a company pay more than market value to acquire another firm? 2.What factors cause currencies to differ in value from one another? How do currency fluctuations affect earnings of multinational corporations?

    Ruiz Corporation

    Please see attached file. At December 31, 2007 Ruiz Corporation reported the following plant assets Land $ 3,000,000 Buildings $26,500,000 Less Accumulated Dep. Buildings $12,100,000

    The Length of an Operating Cycle: ConAgra Foods

    Please read below for detailed instructions. Here are the two companies which can be used. NOTE: you may use one for each section or the same company for both. United States Steel, Inc. http://www.uss.com/corp/index.asp or ConAgra Foods http://www.conagrafoodscompany.com/corporate/index.jsp Your project wi

    Merger - Stock Shares

    The Prad Corporation is considering a merger with the Stone Company which has 400,000 outstanding shares selling for $25. An investment banker has advised that to succeed in its merger Prad Corp. would have to offer $45 per share for Stones's stock. Prad Corp. stock is selling for $30. How many shares of Prad Corp. stock woul

    Walden Acquisition of Able Corporation

    Able corp. is a power tool company with serious issues. They have no knowledge of their market share, the size of the market nor the dynamics that drive the market in their line of business. The cordless products sector is showing the most growth among all power tools. Their manufacturing facilities are located in high cost l

    Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions

    During the early 1990s there was a noticeable increase in mergers and acquisitions between firms in different countries (termed cross-border acquisitions). What factors could explain this increase? What special issues can arise in executing a cross-border acquisition and in ultimately meeting your objectives for a successful com

    Mergers - Why and at what Cost?

    Can you help elaborate on these questions, I am having a hard time? Many corporate acquisitions result in losses to the acquiring firms' stockholders. Why do firms purchase other corporations? Are they simply paying too much for the acquired corporation? A co-worker asks your opinion.

    Merger Tactics: Match definition or description

    Merger Tactics: Connect each term to its correct definition or description: A. Greenmail Attempt to gain control of a firm by winning the votes of its stockholders B. Poison Pill Changes in corporate charter designed to deter unwelcome takeover C. Tender offer Friendly potential acquirer s

    Consolidations-Subsequent to the date of Acquisition

    Giant purchased all of the common stock of small on January 1, 2005 Over the next few years, Giant apply the equity method to the recording of this investment. At the date of the original purchase. $90,000of the price was attribute to undervalued land, while $50,000 unallocated portion of the purchase price was viewed as goodw

    Purchases method of accounting for business combination and Acquisition method

    Problem #24 Purchases Method of accounting for business combination. Merril acquires 100 percent of the outstanding voting shares of Harris company on January 1, 2006. To obtain these shares, Merrill pays $200,000 in cash and issues 10,000 shares of its own $10 par value common stock. On this date, Merrill's stock has a fa

    Good will for company acquisitions

    The balance sheet of RA Corporation at December 31, 2005 is presented below. On December 31, 2005, AEV Corporation purchased RA Corporation for $850,000 in cash. How much goodwill would AEV Corporation record with respect to the purchase of RA Corporation? Assume the fair market value of all assets and liabilities at 12/31/20

    Price Per Share after Acquistion

    Firm A is acquiring Firm B for $25,000 in cash. Firm A has 2,000 shares of stock outstanding at a market value of $21 a share. Firm B has 1,200 shares of stock outstanding at a market price of $17 a share. Neither firm has any debt. The net present value of the acquisition is $1,500. What is the price per share of Firm A after t

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