Value impacts of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and divestitures


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The aim of the special issue is to publish and promote both theoretical and empirical research that encourage the exploration of major corporate investments and divestments, leading to better understanding of the value impacts of these corporate decisions on the economy. 
The special issue will showcase research on value creation associated with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and divestures from the perspectives of the claimholders and corporations.

List of Topic Areas

  • Mergers and acquisitions,
  • Joint ventures,
  • Strategic alliances,
  • Divestitures

Submissions Information

Submissions are made using ScholarOne Manuscripts. Registration and access are available here.
Author guidelines must be strictly followed. Please see here.
Authors should select (from the drop-down menu) the special issue title at the appropriate step in the submission process, i.e. in response to ““Please select the issue you are submitting to”. 
Submitted articles must not have been previously published, nor should they be under consideration for publication anywhere else, while under review for this journal.

Key Deadlines

Opening date for manuscripts submissions: 08/01/2024
Closing date for manuscripts submission: 31/08/2024

Guest Editors

Tao-Hsien Dolly King, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, [email protected] 
Andrew Prevost, University of Vermont, [email protected]