Mergers and Acquisitions Basics : The Key Steps of Acquisitions, Divestitures, and Investments

Author: Michael E. S. Frankel
Publisher: Wiley
Keywords: acquisitions, divestitures, investments, steps, key, basics, mergers
Number of Pages: 320
Published: 2005-07-28
List price: $39.95
ISBN-10: 0471675180
ISBN-13: 9780471675181

Book Description:

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