3.1 You can’t manage what you can’t measure especially when it comes to M&A
3.2 Criteria-setters: preeminence of continuing shareholders of the acquiring firm
3.3 Overview: four alternative merger valuation methods
3.4 Event studies (ES): exceeding the limits of rational market theory
3.5 Total shareholder return (TSR): most appropriate for round turn financial acquirers?
3.6 Value gap (VG): do synergies offset the price premium necessary to acquire the target?
3.7 Incremental value effect (IVE): two-scenario DCF analysis, adapted to mergers
3.8 Reconciling the tier I merger valuation methodologies
3.9 Multiples: critical confirmation role in merger ...