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Backing into being public: an exploratory analysis of reverse takeovers

  • Gleason, Kimberly C.
  • Rosenthal, Leonard
  • Wiggins III, Roy A.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Corporate Finance.

    Volume (Year): 12 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 1 (December)
    Pages: 54-79

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:corfin:v:12:y:2005:i:1:p:54-79
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