Corporate Governance and Cross-Border Mergers
Driven by the pressures to compete globally, and facilitated by deregulation and the growing liberalization of markets worldwide, companies are increasingly making cross-border rather than domestic M&A deals. This report, based on interviews with senior executives from companies that have undergone cross-border M&A transactions as well as panel discussions at a meeting of The Global Corporate Governance Research Center, discusses the role of corporate governance before, during, and after a cross-border merger.
- corporate governance issues in formulating the M&A Transaction
- corporate governance issues as the transaction progresses
- the role of shareholders in M&As
Features insights from representatives of:
AstraZeneca, Aventis, BP Amoco, Daimler Chrysler, DWS Investments, Georgeson Shareholder Communications, Goodyear, Hermes Pensions Management, MeritaNordbanken, Standard Life Investments, ThysssenKrupp, and TIAA-CREF