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Associate Professor of Management
Slower earnings growth, shifts in technology, interest rates that could soon rise and record stock prices have combined to create a perfect storm for mergers and acquisitions.
Xerox’s split into two companies unravels its 2009 merger with Affiliated Computer Services. Will the spinoff prove any more successful than the decision to merge in the first place?
Yahoo is spinning off its core Internet operations and keeping its Alibaba investment stake in house to unlock value for shareholders. But financial engineering aside, can Yahoo reinvent itself?
Nikkei’s $1.3 billion deal to buy the Financial Times underscores the fact that the publishing industry’s fortunes lie in going digital, experts say.
After a corporate spin-off, members of the parent firm’s board are often placed on the board of the divested firm. But what does it mean for a newly created company[…]