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Post-Siliconix Freeze-Outs: Theory and Evidence


  • Guhan Subramanian


Siliconix was decided, I find that minority shareholders achieve significantly lower abnormal returns, on average, in tender-offer freeze-outs relative to merger freeze-outs. I discuss the doctrinal and policy implications of these findings in a companion paper.

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  • Guhan Subramanian, 2007. "Post-Siliconix Freeze-Outs: Theory and Evidence," The Journal of Legal Studies, University of Chicago Press, vol. 36(1), pages 1-26, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:jlstud:v:36:y:2007:p:1-26 DOI: 10.1086/508267

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    1. Comment, Robert & Schwert, G. William, 1995. "Poison or placebo? Evidence on the deterrence and wealth effects of modern antitakeover measures," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 39(1), pages 3-43, September.
    2. White, Halbert, 1980. "A Heteroskedasticity-Consistent Covariance Matrix Estimator and a Direct Test for Heteroskedasticity," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 48(4), pages 817-838, May.
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    1. At, Christian & Béal, Sylvain & Morand, Pierre-Henri, 2015. "Freezeout, compensation rules, and voting equilibria," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 41(C), pages 91-102.
    2. Bremer, Marc & Inoue, Kotaro & Kato, Hideaki Kiyoshi, 2017. "Empirical evidence of coercive tender offers in Japan," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier, vol. 41(C), pages 71-86.
    3. C. N. V. Krishnan & Ronald W. Masulis, 2013. "Law Firm Expertise and Merger and Acquisition Outcomes," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 56(1), pages 189-226.
    4. Krishnan, C.N.V. & Masulis, Ronald W. & Thomas, Randall S. & Thompson, Robert B., 2012. "Shareholder litigation in mergers and acquisitions," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 18(5), pages 1248-1268.

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