Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring, 2/e

Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring, 2/e

Authors : Prasad G. Godbole

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About the Author

Prasad G. Godbole :-
He is an alumnus of IIM, Ahmedabad (IIMA). He holds PGDM in Finance from IIMA and also holds and AICWA degree from Institute of Cost & Works Accountants in India, along with an LLB (Gen) degree from Mumbai University. He has not only been the CEO and CFO in a number of reputed firms but has also been the visiting faculty at management institutions like SP Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai. He is a highly accomplished professional with proven success of 32 years in areas of strategic planning, financial and business restructuring, business process reengineering, corporate finance, commercial and statutory compliance across the tenures. At present, he is running his own consultancy company focussing on strategic and financial consultancy, business processes reengineering and mergers and acquisitions and general insurance advisory services to corporate sector.

About the Book

In the fast changing economic environment of today, companies seek corporate restructuring not just to stay afloat amidst cut-throat competition, but also to increase their competitive edge over others. Thus, the significance of mergers and acquisitions can never be overemphasized in the corporate world.
Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring aims to give its readers a concise yet comprehensive coverage of the subject from all the angles strategic, legal, accounting, taxation, fund raising and valuation—a treatment which no other Indian book in the market has accomplished so far. The book not only caters to the syllabi of MBA courses of most universities but also meets the needs of CA, CS and ICWA students. Given its holistic approach in the discussion of various issues, both students and practitioners would find the book of immense practical utility.

Key Features

• Analyses all relevant Indian laws, regulations and accounting standards
• Includes multiple interpretations of many provisions 
• Comprises over 60 numerical or situational illustrations to explain difficult concepts and legal provisions
• Interprets and explains 4 comprehensive cases and 9 mini cases from the Indian corporate history and current affairs to enhance understanding
• Contains latest amendments in regulations, laws, rules and guidelines as on 15 November 2012.

New in this Edition

• Thoroughly revised and updated
• Chapter on New Takeover Regulations comparing its provisions with the Old Takeover Regulations and giving historical perspective
• Chapter on Competition Law and M&A

Table of Content

Section-1: Concepts, Strategies and Tactics: 1. Corporate Restructuring 2. Forms of Corporate Restructuring, 3. Mergers and Acquisitions as a Growth Strategy, 4. Mergers and Acquisitions Motives and Synergies, 5. Takeover and Defence Tactics, 6. Intents of Target Companies, Section-2: Legal Aspects: 7. Companies Act, 1956, 8. Securities and Exchange Board of India (Buy-back of Securities) Regulations, 1998, 9. Securities and Exchange Board of India (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011, 10. Clauses 40A and 40B of the Listing Agreements of the BSE and the NSE, 11. Securities and Exchange Board of India (Delisting of Equity Shares) Regulations, 2009, Section-3: Accounting and Taxation Aspects: 12. Accounting for Amalgamations and Demergers, 13. Tax Aspects of Amalgamations and Demergers, Section-4: Funding and Valuation: 14. Funding of Acquisitions, 15. Leveraged Buyout and Going Private, 16. Valuation of Target Companies, Section-5: Competition Law and M&A: 17. Competition Law and M&A, Section-6: Cases: 18. Acquisition of Corus by Tata Steel, 19. Demerger of Ultratech Cement by L&T and its Acquisition by Grasim, 20. Merger of ICICI with ICICI Bank, 21. Demerger of Tower Business of RCOM, Section-7: Appendices