Mergers and Acquisitions Basics

Mergers and Acquisitions Basics

The Key Steps of Acquisitions, Divestitures, and Investments

Book - 2005
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This book will provide the answers to the questions that senior level executives have about what are M&As and the steps involved. It provides basic guidelines and lessons for going through an M&A for the first time. It explains what the key events, processes, and issues that a buyer or seller must consider during a merger or acquisition. By using this book, executives can avoid costs and sometimes fatal mistakes and maximize the financial and operational value of the deal to their companies. Chapters include: (1) Terms and Phrases: Language of the Deal, (2) Explanation of Legal Structures and Terms, (3) Strategic Transactions: Before the Deal Starts, (4) Mergers and Acquisitions: Doing the Deal, (5) Equity Investments: Doing the Deal, (6) Sellers, (7) Buyers, (8) Appendix: Checklists and Forms, Reports and Presentations, Generic Valuation Exercise

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Finance and business development executive Frankel aims to introduce the key steps and features of strategic transactions to young bankers, lawyers, and other professionals starting out in the field and to business executives involved in conducting deals. He provides chapters on the transaction players, decisions to buy or sell, buyer's and seller's preparations for the deal, deal process, due diligence, valuation, integration planning, financing issues, and closing the deal. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley & sons, [2005]
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9780471675181
Branch Call Number: 658.16 FRANK
Characteristics: xi, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes: Includes index


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