Category Archives: M&A

Defining Appraisal Fair Value

By | April 14, 2020

Courtesy of Ben Lucy Appraisal is a statutory mechanism that allows dissenting shareholders of Delaware merger targets to petition the Court of Chancery for a judicial determination of the “fair value” of their shares. In the 2010s, appraisal rose from relative obscurity to the front lines of high-stakes commercial litigation and the front pages of… Read More »

Political Attitudes, Partisanship, and Polarization: Effects on Mergers and Acquisitions

By | January 22, 2020

Courtesy of Ran Duchin, Jarrard Harford, Abed el Karim Farroukh, and Tarun Patel Anecdotal evidence, academic research, and articles in the popular press show that political views can influence a wide array of personal decisions, including the choice of marital (or cohabiting) partners and brand consumption. In our recent paper, we investigate the effects of… Read More »