Authoritative and completely up-to-date, the Fourth Edition of The Art of M&A is an unsurpassed, one-stop guide to every facet of mergers and acquisitions that enables you to make winning deals with complete confidence.
This definitive resource retains its popular Q&A format, offering quick access to all the changes that have occurred in the field since the merger wave of the 1990s. The book explores every key aspect of winning M&A transactions, and presents advice on avoiding common M&A pitfalls.
The Fourth Edition of The Art of M&A features vital information on:Getting Started in Mergers and Acquisitions --learning the basic M&A process, requirements, negotiating skills, and objectivesPlanning and Finding --deciding what to buy and then locating itValuation and Pricing -- using multiple valuation methods to discover the true value of an acquired company or unitThe Art of Financing and Refinancing -- mastering funding sources and issuesStructuring M/A/B Transactions -- managing general, tax, and accounting considerationsThe Due Diligence Inquiry -- looking into the past, present, and future risks of the business to be purchasedNegotiating the Acquisition Agreement and the Letter of Intent-- understanding two vital documents in the M&A process Closing -- synchronizing the many individual items to produce a harmonious transactionPostmerger Integration and Divestitures -- following through after the M&A deal to capture the economic value of synergies Special Issues for M&A in Public Companies_examining the unique legal and business considerations of public entitiesWorkouts, Bankruptcies, and Liquidations -- handling specific financial problems that arise in M&A transactions with entities in the zone of insolvencyStructuring Transactions with International Aspects -- developing the necessary skills and knowledge to do M&A deals across national borders
Filled with detailed examples and case studies, this updated classic also includes discussion of purchase accounting, Section 404, new legal cases with M&A implications, and more.
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Number of pages: 1100
Weight: 1601 g
Dimensions: 234 x 158 x 61 mm
Edition: 4th edition
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