On the patterns and wealth effects of vertical mergers
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AbstractWe use industry commodity flows information to measure vertical relations in completed mergers from 1962 to 1996. Almost one-third of the mergers display vertical relatedness. Vertical merger activity is more intensive in the 1980s and 1990s and less so in the 1960s and the 1970s. Vertical mergers generate positive wealth effects that are significantly larger than those for diversifying mergers; the wealth effects in vertical mergers are comparable to those in pure horizontal mergers.
All Author(s) ListFan JPH, Goyal VK
Journal nameJournal of Business
Year2006
Month3
Day1
Volume Number79
Issue Number2
PublisherUNIV CHICAGO PRESS
Pages877 - 902
ISSN0021-9398
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Web of Science Subject CategoriesBusiness; Business & Economics

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