Mergers and Acquisitions Basics: The Key Steps of Acquisitions, Divestitures, and Investments, 2nd Edition
This book will help answer the questions that senior level executives have about what M&As are and the steps involved in successful mergers and acquisitions. It provides guidelines and lessons for going through an effective M&A and discusses the key factors that a buyer or seller must consider during a merger or acquisition. Using this book, executives can avoid critical costs and mistakes and maximize the financial and operational value of the deal to their companies. The authors detail how strong senior management and skilled negotiation can lead to a cost-effective transition for all parties involved. Topics covered include: preparing the business for sale, avoiding value detractors, valuation and “deal currency”, negotiation challenges, integration execution, and the legal-specific aspects of M&A.