Mergers and acquisitions are a topic of great debate in today’s business world. Some proponents argue that mergers increase efficiency whereas opponents argue that they decrease consumer welfare by monopoly power. This paper focuses on the efficiency aspect of mergers and acquisitions to determine if they affect shareholder wealth.
Recommended CitationCoontz '04, George (2004) "Economic Impact of Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions on Acquiring Firm Shareholder Wealth," The Park Place Economist: Vol. 12
Available at: http://digitalcommons.iwu.edu/parkplace/vol12/iss1/15