Are you looking for a plain-English guide about mergers andacquisitions and how they can impact your company? Look no further.This hands-on, friendly roadmap explains the world of M&A— from basic terminology to the step-by-step process of howto find, negotiate, finance, and close deals.
Speak and act like a player — get familiar with thebuilding blocks of M&A: words, phrases, and decorum
Uncover the rationale for doing deals — discover thedifferent reasons for buying or selling a company
Take one step at a time — learn the generally acceptedprocess of buying or selling companies
Get your motor running — find out how to kick-start theprocess, from writing or assessing the offering document toexpressing interest in doing a deal
Check everything — learn how to successfully navigate thedue diligence process
It ain't over 'til it's over! — discover insider tipsabout negotiating and what really works (and what doesn't work)when trying to close a deal
Sign on the dotted line — fully understand thatall-important day: closing day
Manage the transition of the newly merged company —smoothly integrate employees, policies, and procedures
Open the book and find:
How to prepare to make a solid deal
Common reasons to buy or sell a company
Strategies for approaching Buyer and Seller
Advice on how to finance a deal
Tips on reviewing a Seller's offer
How a Buyer can get a good deal
Ways to determine a company's worth
What to expect on closing day
Steps for making post-closing adjustments
Navigate the entire M&A process
Identify and value targets
If you're thinking of buying a business (or selling), this is a great book.
In this particular Mergers and Acquisitions for Dummies book, this book is great for beginners and for those that need a refresher on basics.
It details how offers should be made, the importance of due diligence, and the way the final purchase agreement is structured.
Excellent book! Well written, highly recommended. Five stars!Published 4 days ago by John Venice, CPA J.D. MST
Easy to read and covers all the main issues!
Provides the novice a quick overview of the game from start to end!
The book covers the different aspects of M&A. I work for a consulting company ( BIG 4) and I found that many of the terms written in this book are used by advanced deal... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Sami Y. Masannat
Hi, I just bought this book for my kindle, but it is not downloading in my kindle yet, have I wait or make something?
Truly love the book! Reading it is like having an introductory class of M&A and the teacher is so fun! Read morePublished 4 months ago by xi zhang
This book went through the entire m&a process from start to finish. Being new to this industry I found it to be an extremely helpful introduction with many tips and pieces of... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Karl
Detailed and informative. It goes through the sequence of events that typically occur in m&a, and has helped me understand my own company.Published 11 months ago by Tom
I also read it several times after the initial agreement with the eventual buyer. I found it extremely helpful, easy-to-understand, and packed full of useful checklists and... Read morePublished 12 months ago by MFM
"Mergers & Acquisitions For Dummies" is a tremendously well-written book that both M&A rookies and seasoned dealmakers would find useful. Read morePublished 19 months ago by P. Smith