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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Guest Post: The Use of Appraisal Arbitrage Strategies in Canada in Light of Dell

Posted in Appraisal Arbitrage, Canadian Appraisal Rights, Guest Post

** The content of this post is contributed by Goodmans LLP of Toronto, Canada.  We thank Sheldon Freeman of Goodmans for this contribution. In Canada, as in the U.S., shareholders are becoming increasingly interested in the use of “appraisal arbitrage” strategies in the context of certain M&A transactions.  While the circumstances and motivations for engaging… Continue Reading

The Real Problem With Appraisal Arbitrage

Posted in Appraisal Arbitrage, Award Premium, Discounted Cash Flow Analysis, Fair Value, Merger Price, Perpetuity Growth Rate, Stock Market Price, Supply-side Discount Rate, WACC

In response to the article on appraisal arbitrage by Gaurav Jetley and Xinyu Ji of the Analysis Group, about which we’ve posted before, Villanova Law Professor Richard A. Booth now argues in  The Real Problem With Appraisal Arbitrage [via Social Science Research Network] that Jetley and Ji’s charge against the Delaware courts for overly indulging… Continue Reading