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Mergers and Acquisitions Basics: The Key Steps of Acquisitions, Divestitures, and Investments, Second Edition
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
The essential executive M&A primer, with practical tools and expert insight
Mergers and Acquisitions Basics provides complete guidance on the M&A process, with in-depth analysis, expert insight, and practical tools for success. This new second edition has been updated to reflect the current M&A landscape, giving busy executives the ideal resource for navigating each step in the process. Veteran executives relate guidelines, lessons learned, and mistakes to avoid as they explain how M&As work, identify the major players, and describe the roles involved in a successful transaction. Both buyer and seller must consider a broad range of factors, and this essential guide provides checklists, forms, sample reports, and presentations to help you avoid surprises and ensure your organization's full preparation for the deal. Equity investments, valuation, negotiation, integration, legal aspects, and more are explained in detail to provide a foundational primer for anyone seeking to clarify their role in the process.
Mergers and acquisitions are becoming ever more critical to the growth of large and mid-sized companies. This book balances depth and breadth to provide a one-stop guide to maximizing the financial and operational value of the deal.
Identify key drivers of purchase or sale
Understand major roles, processes, and practices
Avoid valuation detractors and negotiate effectively
Overcome common challenges to successful integration