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American Law Institute- American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education. (1987). Corporate mergers and acquisitions: ALI-ABA course of study materials. Philadelphia, PA: Author. TAX REF KF 6499 .M4 .C66

Cases in corporate acquisitions, buyouts, mergers and takeovers.  (1999). Detroit, MI: Gale. REF HD 2756 .C37 1999

 Faber, P. L. (1994). Mergers and acquisitions: Income tax problems. Washington, DC: Tax Management Inc. TAX REF KF 6750 .A6 .T272 1520

Financial Accounting Standards Board. (2003). Consolidation of variable interest entities: An interpretation of ARB no. 51Norwalk, CN: Author.  REF HF 5616 .U5 .F5 2003

Financial Accounting Standards Board. Business combinations: Statement of financial accounting standards no. 141. (2007). Norwalk, CN: Author. REF HF 5616 .U5 .F5 2007 no. 221-B 2007

 Financial Accounting Standards Board. (2003). Consolidation of variable interest entities: An interpretation of ARB no. 51. Norwalk, NC: Author. REF HF 5616 .U5. F5 2003 no. 251-C

 Financial Accounting Standards Board.  (2002). Statement of financial accounting standards no. 146: Accounting for costs association with exit or disposal activitiesNorwalk, CN: Author.  REF HF 5616 .U5 .F5 2002 n. 233-B

Ginsurg, M. D., Levin, J.S. (2006). Mergers, acquisitions, and buyouts: A transactional analysis of the governing tax, legal, and accounting considerations.  4 volumes. Frederick, MD: Aspen Publishers. TAX REF KF 6499 .M4 .G58

 Herz, J. W., & Baller, C. H. (Eds.).   (1981). Business acquisitions. New York City, NY: Practising Law Institute.  TAX REF KF 6499 .M4 .B88 1981

Hildebrandt, D. A., & McHugh, R. P. (2006). Qualified plans—Treatment in merges, acquisitions and other corporate transactions.  Washington, DC: Tax       Management Inc. TAX REF KF 6289 .A1 .T35 INCOME 364

 Lipton, M., & Steinberger, E. H. (2006).  Takeovers  freezeoutsNew   York, NY: Law Journal Press.  TAX REF KF 6499 .M4 .L56

 Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts. (2008). Frederick, MD: Aspen Publishers. TAX KF 6499 .M4 .G58

 MergerStat Review. (2007).  Santa Monica, CA: Factset Mergerstat. (REF HD 2746.5 .M48 2007); the 2006 edition is also available.

 Solomon, L. D. (2003). Corporate acquisitions, mergers, and divestitures.  Boston, MA: Warren, Gorham & Lamont.  TAX REF KF 6499 .M4 .S66

 Stern, G. E. (2004). State taxation of mergers and acquisitionsWashington, DC: Tax Management.  TAX REF KF 6289 .A1 .T35 INCOME 783-3rd

Circulating Books

Advances in mergers and acquisitions.  (2007). New York, NY: JAI.  E-book.

Alkhafaji, A. F. (1990). Restructuring American corporations: Causes, effects, and  implications.  New   York: Quorum Books.  HD 2746.5 .A38 1990

Anderson, J. W., Jr., & Camealy, J. B. (1991). Corporate operational analysis: A Procedure for evaluating key factors in internal operations, acquisitions, and takeoversNew   York, NY: Quorum Books.  HD 58.9 .A54 1991

Brown, R. L. (2007). The concise guide to mergers, acquisitions and divestitures:  Business, legal, finance, accounting, tax and process aspects. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. HD 2746.5 .B765 2007

Bragg, S. M. (2009). Mergers & acquisitions: A condensed practitioner’s guide. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. HG 4028 .M4 .B69 2009

Bruner, R. F. (2005). Deals from hell: M & A lessons that rise above the ashesHoboken, NJ: Wiley.  HG 4028 .M4 .B78 2005

Carey, D. C., & Ogden, D. (2004).  The human side of M & A: How ceos leverage the most important asset in deal making. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.  E-book

Cascio, W. F. (2002).  Responsible restructuring: Creative and profitable alternatives to layoffsSan   Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler.  HD 58.8 .C365 2002

Coffey, J., Garrow, V., & Holbeche, L. (2002). Reaping the benefits of mergers and acquisitions: In search of the golden fleeceBoston, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann.  HD 2746.5 .C64 2002

Corporate restructuring: Lessons from experience. (2005). Washington, DC: World Bank. E-book

Daniel, T. A., & Metcalf, G. S. (2001). The management of people in mergers and acquisitionsWestport, CN: Quorum Books.  HD 58.8 .D344 2001

Davidson, K. M. (1985). Mega-mergers: Corporate America’s billion-dollar takeoversCambridge, MA: Ballinger Pub. Co.  HD 2746.5 .D38 198

Donaldson, G. (1994).  Corporate restructuring: managing the change process from withinBoston, MA: Harvard Business school Press.  HG 4061 .D578 1994

Fritz, R. (1996). Corporate tides: The inescapable laws of organizational structure.  San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.  HD 38 .F726 1996

Fubini, D. (2007). Mergers: Leadership, performance and corporate health. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. HD 2746.5 .F83 2007

Galpin, T. J., & Herndon, M. (2007).  The complete guide to mergers and acquisitions: Process tools to support M&A integration at every levelSan   Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. HD 2746.5 .G35 2007

Gaughan, P. A. (1996).  Mergers, acquisitions, and corporate restructuringNew York, NY: John Wiley & Sons.  HD 2746.5 .G38 1996

Geisler, E. (1997).  Managing the aftermath of radical corporate change: Reengineering, restructuring, and reinventionWestport, CN: Quorum.  HD 58.8 .G44 1997

Halperin, M., & Bell, S. J. (1992). Research guide to corporate acquisitions, mergers, and other restructuringNew York, NY: Greenwood Press.  HD 2746.5 .H357 1992

Hammer, M., & Champy, J. (2001). Reengineering the corporation: A manifesto for business revolutionNew York, NY: HarperBusiness.  HD 58.8 .H356 2001

Harding, D., Rovit, S. (with Milway, K. S., & Lemire, C.)  (2004). Mastering the merger: four critical decisions that make or break the dealBoston, MA: Harvard Business School Press.  HG 4028 .M4 .H37 2004

Harvard business review on strategies for growth.  (1998). Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press. E-book

Heckscher, C. (1995). White-collar blues: Management loyalties in an age of corporate restructuringNew York, NY: BasicBooks.  HD 2746.5 .H43 1995

Hunt, P. A. (2007). Structuring mergers & acquisitions: A guide to creating shareholder valueNew York, NY: Aspen Publishers.  HG 4028 .M4 .H86 2007

Hurst, D. K. (1995).  Crisis and renewal: Meeting the challenge of organizational changeBoston, MA: Harvard Business School Press.  HD 58.8 .H865 1995

Krug, J. A. (Ed.). (2008). Mergers and acquisitions. Los Angeles, CA: Sage.  3 volumes. HD 2746.5 .M4523 2008

Kusstatscher, V, & Cooper, C. L. (2005). Managing emotions in mergers and acquisitions. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar. E-book

Kwoka, J. (2015). Mergers, merger control, and remedies: A retrospective analysis of U.S. policy. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. (HD 2746.5 .K88 2015)

Malik, O. (2003). Broadbandits: Inside the $750 billion telecom heistHoboken, NJ: Wiley.  E-book.

Marks, M. L. (2003).  Charging back up the hill: Workplace recovery after mergers, acquisitions, and downsizing.  San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.  HD 58.8

.M265298 2003

Marren, J. H. (1993). Mergers & acquisitions: A valuation handbook.  Homewood, IL: Business One Irwin.  HG 4028 .M4 .M37 1993

McCormick, D. H. (2001).  Nonprofit mergers: The power of successful partnerships. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publishers. HD 2769.15 .M334 2001

Mergers and acquisitions: Creating integrative knowledge. (2004). Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub. E-book

Morris, J. M., et al. (2000). Mergers and acquisitions: business strategies for accountantsNew York, NY: John Wiley & Sons.  HF 5686 .C7 .M673 2000

Munk, N. (2004). Fools rush in: Steve Case, Jerry Levin, and the unmaking of AOL Time Warner. New York, NY: HarperBusiness.  HE 7583 .U6 .M66 2004

Nesvold, H. P. (2016). The art of m&a: Valuation and modeling: A guide to corporate valuation. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education. (HG 4028 .M4 .N4923 2016)

Pablo, A. L., & Javidan, M. (2004).  Mergers and acquisitions: Creating integrative knowledgeMalden, MA: Blackwell Pub.  E-book

Post, A. (1994). Anatomy of a merger: The causes and effects of mergers and acquisitions. Englewood, Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.  HD 2746.5 .P67 1994

Pritchett, P., & Pound, R. (1989). Smart moves: A crash course on merger integration managementDallas, TX: Pritchett & Associates.  HD 2746.5 .P74 1989

Reed, S. F., Lajoux, A. R. (with landmark legal case summaries by Marsalese, M. P.). (1995). The art of M&A: A merger acquisition buyout guideBurr   Ridge, IL: Irwin Professional.  HD 2746.5 .R44 1995

Robinson, B. R., & Peterson, W. (1995).  Strategic acquisitions: A guide to growing and  enhancing the value of your business.  Burr Ridge, IL: Irwin Professional Pub. HD 2746.5 .R624 1995

Schrager, J. E. (Ed.). (2003). Turnaround management: A guide to corporate restructuringNew York, NY: Institutional Investor.  HD 58.8 .T88 2003

Schein, E. H. (1999). The corporate culture survival guide: Sense and nonsense about culture change. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.  HD 58.7 .S3217 1999

Taulli, T. (2001). The complete M& A handbook: The ultimate guide to buying, selling, merging, or valuing a business for maximum return. Roseville, CA: Prima. HG 4028 .M4 .T38 2001

 Trompenaaars, F., & Asser, M. N. (2011). The global M & A tango. New York, NY: McGraw  Hill. (HD 58.8 .T78 2011)

Valuation for financial reporting: Intangible assets, goodwill, and impairment analysis, SFAS 141 and 142.  New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons.  HF 5681 .I55 .V348 2002

Wall, S. J., & Wall, S. R. (2000).  The morning after: Making corporate mergers work after the deal is sealedCambridge, MA: Perseus Pub. HD 58.8 .W34 2000

Walter, I. (2004). Mergers and acquisitions in banking and finance: What works, what fails, and whyNew York, NY: Oxford University Press.  HG 1722 .W35 2004