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Title Mergers and acquisitions as the pillar of foreign direct investment / Aristidis Bitzenis, Vasileios A. Vlachos, and Pyrros Papadimitriou, editors
Edition 1st ed
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 299 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of figures and tables; Foreword; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 To Merge or to Acquire; Part I Foreign Direct Investment (FDI); Chapter 2 Globalization and Foreign Direct Investment; Chapter 3 Motives for, Barriers to, and Trends in Foreign Direct Investment; Chapter 4 Toward a Unifying Model of Foreign Direct Investment Determinants Aristidis Bitzenis, Pyrros Papadimitriou, and; Chapter 5 The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment; Chapter 6 Patterns of Multinational Enterprise-State Interactions in International Business
Part II Mergers and Acquisitions (M & As)Chapter 7 Regional Concentration of Mergers and Acquisitions; Chapter 8 Mergers and Acquisions in Central and Eastern Europe and the Impact of the Global Economic Crisis; Chapter 9 Motives, Empirical Results, and Contemporary Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions; Chapter 10 A Survey of Recent Literature on the Determinants of Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions Activity; Chapter 11 The Legal Framework for Mergers and Acquisitions in the European Union and the United States; Part III Case Studies
Chapter 12 Foreign Direct Investment in the FYR Macedonia: An Overview of Motives, Incentives, and BarriersChapter 13 Foreign Direct Investment in Perspective: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions in the Turkish Banking Sector; Chapter 14 Foreign Direct Investment Determinants and Deterrents in Bulgaria and Albania: An Overview; References; Index
Summary This comprehensive volume tackles the issues of Mergers & Acquisitions activity ₆ the dominant form of both Foreign Direct Investment and domestic direct investment. The volume aims to explore the concept of M & As in a manner that would be useful both to students and academics/practitioners. The subject coverage deals with the core issues and the discussion is not limited to introductory themes but deals with relevant specificities. The volume is divided in three parts, covering theregional concentration of M & As at a global level and the impact of the economic crisis, the determinants of M & As, and theoretical concepts and practical applications related to M & A activity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Investments, Foreign.
Consolidation and merger of corporations.
Takeovers, mergers & buy-outs.
International finance.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Mergers & Acquisitions.
Business and Management.
Consolidation and merger of corporations
Investments, Foreign
Form Electronic book
Author Bitzenis, Aristidis
Vlachos, Vasileios A
Papadimitriou, Pyrros
ISBN 9781137031556