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6 As an example, when AT&T tried to acquire NCR in 1991, NCR had a super-majority anti-takeover amendment. 2. ☞ : Anti-takeover Amendments and Management Trust If as a stockholder in a company, you were asked to vote on an amendment to the corporate charter which would restrict hostile takeovers of your company and give your management more power, in which of the following types of companies would you be most likely to vote yes to the amendment? a. Companies where the managers promise to use this power to extract a higher price for you from hostile bidders b.
Jang and W. Kim, 2003, Does Corporate Governance affect Firm Value? Evidence from Korea, Stanford Law School Working Paper. , 2003, Corporate Governance: Legal Fiction or Economic Reality, Working Paper, University of Basel. 14 • There seems to be little evidence of a link between the composition of the board of directors and firm value. In other words, there is little to indicate that companies with boards that have fewer insiders trade at higher prices than companies with insider dominated boards.
In concrete terms, this meant that investments that increased market share more were viewed more favorably than investments that increased them less. Proponents of this objective note that market share is observable and German and Japanese corporate governance systems. S. S. to return cash to the stockholders. , 1998, Measuring the Effectiveness of Different Corporate Governance Systems: Towards a more Scientific Approach, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, v10(4), 16-25. 36 measurable like market price, and does not require any of the assumptions about efficient financial markets that are needed to justify the stock price maximization objective.