Mergers & Acquisitions for Dummies

  • 14h 32s
  • Bill Snow
  • Gildan Media
  • 2019

Mergers & Acquisitions for Dummies is your insider's handbook about the practice of buying and selling companies. It explains the entire M&A process step-by-step, introduces you to industry-specific terms and acronyms, details the documents used when buying or selling a company, discusses valuation techniques, reveals insights about how to finance deals, provides real-world examples of how to structure transactions and bridge valuation gaps between buyer and seller, and gives you the basic tools you will need to successfully close M&A transactions. Plus, you'll get expert advice on identifying and contacting potential M&A targets, performing due diligence, drafting the purchase agreement, and integrating new employees after the deal closes.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - The Building Blocks of Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Chapter 2 - Getting Ready to Buy or Sell a Company
  • Chapter 3 - Previewing the Generally Accepted M&A Process
  • Chapter 4 - Financing M&A Deals
  • Chapter 5 - With a Little Help form Your Friends: Working with M&A Advisors
  • Chapter 6 - Finding and Contacting Buyers or Sellers
  • Chapter 7 - Assuring Confidentiality
  • Chapter 8 - Creating and Reviewing an Offering Document
  • Chapter 9 - Properly Expressing Interest in Doing a Deal
  • Chapter 10 - Ensuring Successful First Meetings between Buyer and Seller
  • Chapter 11 - An Insider's Guide to M&A Negotiating
  • Chapter 12 - Crunching the Numbers: Establishing Valuation and Selling Price
  • Chapter 13 - LOI and Behold: Making or Receiving an Offer
  • Chapter 14 - Confirming Everything! Doing Due Diligence
  • Chapter 15 - Documenting the Final Deal: The Purchase Agreement
  • Chapter 16 - Knowing What to Expect on Closing Day
  • Chapter 17 - Handling Post-Closing Announcements and Adjustments
  • Chapter 18 - Come Together: Integrating Buyer and Seller
  • Chapter 19 - Ten Considerations Prior to Signing an LOI
  • Chapter 20 - Ten Major M&A Errors and How to Avoid Them
  • Chapter 21 - Ten Possible Ways to Solve Valuation Differences