Creating More Accurate Acquisition Valuations

Han Smit, D Lovallo

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The article discusses research findings on how bias can be mitigated when executives are valuating potential acquisitions depending on how the economy is performing. Topics include strategies to eliminate executives' bias in valuation and applying behavioral finance to decision making in 'hot' and 'cold' deal markets.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)63-71
Number of pages9
JournalMIT Sloan Management Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2014


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