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Why do firms repurchase stock to acquire another firm?

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.

    Volume (Year): 29 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 2 (August)
    Pages: 155-172

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:rqfnac:v:29:y:2007:i:2:p:155-172
    DOI: 10.1007/s11156-007-0027-x
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