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INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS COMBINATIONS AND THE CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

images Describe historical trends in types of business combinations.

images Identify the major reasons firms combine.

images Identify the factors that managers should consider in exercising due diligence in business combinations.

images Identify defensive tactics used to attempt to block business combinations.

images Distinguish between an asset and a stock acquisition.

images Indicate the factors used to determine the price and the method of payment for a business combination.

images Calculate an estimate of the value of goodwill to be included in an offering price by discounting expected future excess earnings over some period of years.

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