xvii, 365 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
'Gods at War' is an engaging 'must read' exploration of the modern takeover, explaining the subject by examining the deals and events in the last few years that have forever changed the world of mergers and acquisitions.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The modern deal KKR, SunGard, and the private equity phenomenon Accredited home lenders and the attack of the MAC United Rentals, Cerberus, and the private equity implosion Dubai ports, Merrill Lynch, and the sovereign wealth fund problem Bear Stearns and the moral hazard principle Jana Partners, Children's Investment Fund, and hedge fund activist investing Microsoft, InBev, and the return of the hostile takeover Mars, Pfizer, and the changing face of strategic deals AIG, Citigroup, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Lehman, and government by deal Restructuring takeovers Deal-making in a crisis age.