The Investment Dealers Digest

Among the investors in Peers are Kemper Corp. , the holding company for a number of financial companies , including several regional brokerage firms , and the Long Term Credit Bank of Japan . Kelly said that the relationship with the ...

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SEC Docket

Private placeMaher , Leveling Off : The Difference Between Public and ment totals for 1984–1987 are from IDD Information SerPrivate Market Financing Costs Is Slimmer Than Ever , vices , Inc. The Investment Dealers ' Digest defines ...

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Best Websites for Financial Professionals Business Appraisers and Accountants

Researchers can use the database to find articles on topics relating to M&A, because journals such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Harvard Business Review, Investment Dealers Digest, and Institutional Investor are indexed.

Author: Eva M. Lang

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471482951

Category: Business & Economics

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A no-nonsense guide to quickly finding and evaluating the quality and usefulness of a site Written by two of the industry's leading researchers, this book helps professionals evaluate, target, and locate the best financial and business Web sites. The authors reveal tips and traps and recommend favorite sites, including a comprehensive review of the most important financial sites on the Internet. Eva Lang (Memphis, TN) is a nationally recognized expert on electronic research for business valuation and litigation support services. She currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Financial Consulting Group, the largest alliance of business valuation and consulting firms in the U.S. Jan Tudor (Portland, OR) is President of JT Research and a popular speaker on research strategies on the Internet.

U S Bank Deregulation in Historical Perspective

The difficulty of collecting data from SEC sources ultimately led us to rely on Investment Dealers' Digest in constructing our sample. We considered collecting data from SEC filings, but this must be done one firm at a time, ...

Author: Charles W. Calomiris

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521028388

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 392

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This book shows how deregulation is transforming the size, structure, and geographic range of U.S. banks, the scope of banking services, and the nature of bank-customer relationships. Over the past two decades the characteristics that had made American banks different from other banks throughout the world--a fragmented geographical structure of the industry, which restricted the scale of banks and their ability to compete with one another, and strict limits on the kinds of products and services commercial banks could offer--virtually have been eliminated. Understanding the origins and persistence of the unique banking regulations that defined U.S. banking for over a century lends an important perspective on the economic and political causes and consequences of the current process of deregulation.



Mergers and Acquisitions in Banking and Finance

“Investment Banking Scorecard." The Investment Dealer's Digest, p. 9. Copulsky, E. September 28, 1998. “Weisel Leaves NationsBank to Start His Own Boutique: New San Francisco Firm Will Combine Advisory and Merchant Banking.

Author: Ingo Walter

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0195159004

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 307

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This book is intended to lay out, in a clear and intuitive as well as comprehensive way, what we know - or think we know - about mergers and acquisitions in the financial services sector. It evaluates their underlying drivers, factual evidence as to whether or not the basic economic concepts and strategic precepts are correct. It looks closely at the managerial dimensions in terms of the efficacy of merger implementation, notably the merger integration process. The focus is on enhancing shareholder value creation and the execution of strategies for the successful management of mergers. It also has a strong public-policy component in this "special" industry where successes can pay dividends and failures can cause serious problems that reach well beyond the financial services industry itself. The financial services sector is about halfway through one of the most dramatic periods of restructuring ever undergone by a major global industry. The impact of the restructuring has carried well beyond shareholders of the firms and involved into the domain of regulation and public policy as well as global competitive performance and economic growth. Financial services are a center of gravity of economic restructuring activity. MandA transactions in the financial sector comprise a surprisingly large share of the value of merger activity worldwide - including only deals valued in excess of $100 million, during the period 1985-2000 there were approximately 233,700 MandA transactions worldwide in all industries, for a total volume of $15.8 trillion. Of this total, there were 166,200 mergers in the financial services industry (49.7%), valued at $8.5 trillion (54%). In all of restructuring frenzy, the financial sector has probably had far more than its share of strategic transactions that have failed or performed far below potential because of mistakes in basic strategy or mistakes in post-merger integration. It has also had its share of rousing successes. This book considers the key managerial issues, focusing on MandA transactions as a key tool of business strategy - "doing the right thing" to augment shareholder value. But in addition, the degree of integration required and the historic development of integration capabilities on the part of the acquiring firm, disruptions in human resources and firm leadership, cultural issues, timeliness of decision-making and interface management have co-equal importance - "doing it right."