Make every deal a major win The M&A classic has been updated for today's business landscape
Since the last edition of this authoritative resource was published, the M&A world has gone from boom to bust and back again--and this new edition brings you completely up to date. With critical lessons learned from the financial crises and regulatory shocks of the past decade, The Art of M&A, Fifth Edition delivers the information and insight you need to make all the right decisions throughout the process. Learn the ins and outs of: -Getting Started--basic process, requirements, and objectives- Strategy--deciding what to buy and why-Valuation and Modeling--measuring and projecting value pre- and post-merger- Financing and Refinancing--sourcing capital - Structuring--mitigating financial, tax, and legal risk- Due Diligence--investigating a business's past, present, and future risks- Documentation and Closing--pulling everything together to ensure a smooth transaction - Integration--merging resources, processes, and responsibilities to maximize synergies- Landmark Cases--legal cases you need to understand
The Art of M&A is an indispensable resource for anyone heavily engaged in the process--whether you're an executive tasked with growing your businesses, an investment banker structuring transactions, an attorney responsible for due diligence, or an accountant who advises buyers and sellers. Turn to this definitive resource to develop, steward, and close deals that benefit everyone involved.
About the Author
Alexandra Reed Lajoux is Chief Knowledge Officer Emeritus of the National Association of Corporate Directors, founding principal of Capital Expert Services, LLC, and the coauthor of all nine titles in the bestselling Art of M&A series. She is one of the most well-known and respected figures the fields of M&A, corporate governance, and international trade.Capital Expert Services, LLC, is a global consultancy providing consulting experts and expert witnesses for complex business litigation.