Proctor Gambles Acquisition o Gillette 1What were the possible synergies and

Proctor gambles acquisition o gillette 1what were the

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The Best Deal Gillette Could Get?: Proctor & Gamble’s Acquisition of Gillette 1.What were the possible synergies and forces propelling the merger between P&G and Gillette—as well as the history of other takeover attempts for Gillette?2. In light of Gillette’s large increase in value during James Kilts’s tenure, was his compensation reasonable? Was his pay package in the best interest of shareholders?3. Evaluate the P&G offer. Make a list of the positive and negative aspects of receiving shares or cash from both the perspective of P&G and Gillette shareholders.4. Compare the valuation analyses in Case Exhibits 6 and 7 (Edition 1 of textbook), or Figures C4.4 and C4.5 (Edition 2 of textbook). Why are they different? Support and defend the validity of using each valuation method.5. Discuss the conflicts of interest for the investment bank in an M&A transaction where the same firm that writes the fairness opinion in support of the deal stands to be paid a large fee if the transaction is completed.6. Should investment bankers and companies spend their time appeasing politicians worried about theeffects of possible mergers? Are politicians representing the interests of the American public when theyquestion the merits of a deal? Also evaluate the role played by federal and international regulators. Isthere any better solution to the complicated regulatory process?7. Evaluate the role played by Warren Buffett in the merger. Should the support of one investor be adeciding factor in the completion of an M&A transaction?H.J. Heinz M&A 1. Describe the activities of Nelson Peltz and the role played in laying the groundwork for the acquisition by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G. 2. Discuss the positions of various stakeholders, including Heinz shareholders, management, employees,
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