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Planning a Successful Acquisitions Strategy: Some Guidelines

Louise E. Mellen (Chair in Finance)
Frank J. Navratil (Dean, School of Business, John Carroll University)

Managerial Finance

ISSN: 0307-4358

Article publication date: 1 January 1991

Abstract

So far, the overall performance track record for corporate mergers and acquisitions has not been very encouraging. Both the academic and trade literature report that on average the gains to stockholders of acquiring companies tend to be small or non‐ existent.

Citation

Aggarwal, R., Edward, J., Mellen, L.E. and Navratil, F.J. (1991), "Planning a Successful Acquisitions Strategy: Some Guidelines", Managerial Finance, Vol. 17 No. 1, pp. 14-18. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb013662

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