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Hostile takeover defenses that maximize shareholder wealth

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  • Pearce II, John A.
  • Robinson, Richard Jr.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Business Horizons.

    Volume (Year): 47 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 5 ()
    Pages: 15-24

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    1. Mohd Irfan, 2011. "The role of executives in hostile takeover attempts," Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, Springer, vol. 6(1), pages 29-40, May.

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