- The Art of M & A, A Merger Acquisition Buyout Guide Second Edition By Stanley Foster Reed & Alexandra Reed Lajoux
- Hardcover: 1000 pages
- Publisher: Irwin Professional Pub; 2 Sub edition September 1994
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1556237227
- ISBN-13: 9781556237225
From the Back Cover
The classic book on M&A covering all aspects of mergers, acquisitions, and buyouts. The Art of M&A continues to be the one-stop, no-nonsense reference for executives facing the day-to-day challenges of combining two or more companies into one. Completely revised and updated, The Art of M&A's handy Q&A format asks and answers more than 1,000 critical M&A questions, including:
Planning and Finding: How does a search-and-screen hunt for a likely acquisition target begin? What types of fees or guarantees can a "finder" expect for brokering a prospective deal? What are the best Internet sites for deal making information?
Valuation and Pricing: How can activity-based costing uncover hidden values in a company? What happens when a company's selling price is based on its current stock priceand the stock plummets? What are the "traps of undue optimism" that every buyer must guard against?
Financing and Refinancing: How can a buyer conduct proper due diligence without harming its relationship with the seller? What should an acquirer include in a thorough due diligence checklist? What information should be considered material in a litigation review?
Post-merger Integration: What critical ingredients should be in a post merger plan? How are intangibles valued, and how can they be integrated into the new company? What are the restrictions on communications between merging companies?
Plus...new sections that can ensure a smooth post merger integration and reveal the keys to success in spin-offs and strategic alliances.
You'll also find sample documents, a typical merger agreement, letter of intent, and due diligence and post merger integration checklists. Let The Art of M&A, Third Edition, serve as your advisor and walk you step by step through a smooth and successful M&A procedure.
About the Author
Stanley Foster Reed teaches advanced management courses as Entrepreneur in Residence at the College of Charleston. An accomplished author, Reed has been a merger consultant to numerous global businesses, including Allied Chemical, Gillette, Schering Plough, and Seiko Watch. He is the founder of a number of successful businesses in publishing, high-tech research, and consulting, and is founding editor and publisher of Mergers & Acquisitions and Directors & Boards magazines.
Alexandra Reed Lajoux is the president of Alexis and Company, an editorial services firm that provides state-of-the-art textual materials for business and professional use. Lajoux is the author of The Art of M&A Integration and the editor of Director's Monthly, the official newsletter of the National Association of Corporate Directors.
Condition: Excellent/Very Good, Only slight wear on Dust jacket.
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