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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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The Art of M&A: A Merger Acquisition Buyout Guide 4th ed

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ISBN13: 9780071403023
Published: June 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £97.99

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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 objectives
  • Planning and Finding --deciding what to buy and then locating it
  • Valuation and Pricing -- using multiple valuation methods to discover the true value of an acquired company or unit
  • The Art of Financing and Refinancing -- mastering funding sources and issues
  • Structuring M/A/B Transactions -- managing general, tax, and accounting considerations
  • The Due Diligence Inquiry -- looking into the past, present, and future risks of the business to be purchased
  • Negotiating 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 transaction
  • Postmerger 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 entities
  • Workouts, Bankruptcies, and Liquidations -- handling specific financial problems that arise in M&A transactions with entities in the zone of insolvency
  • Structuring 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.

Please note this book is published in the United States

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1: Getting Started in Mergers and Acquisitions;
2: Planning and Finding
3: Valuation and Pricing
4: Financing and Refinancing
5: Structuring M/A/B Transactions: General, Tax, and Accounting Considerations
6: The Due Diligence Inquiry
7: Pension, Labor, and Compensation Concerns
8: Negotiating the Acquisition Agreement and the Letter of Intent
9: Closing
10: Postmerger Integration
11: Workouts, Bankruptcies, and Liquidations
12: Special Issues for M&A in Public Companies
13: M&A in Family-owned Businesses, Partnerships, Franchises, and Nonprofits
14: Beyond M&A: Spinoffs and Strategic Alliances
15: Special Topics Relating to Transactions with International Aspects