Mergers and Acquisitions Basics

Mergers and Acquisitions Basics

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Mergers and Acquisitions Basics: All You Need to Know provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of mergers and acquisitions. Key concepts discussed include MaAs as change agents in the context of corporate restructuring; legal structures and strategies employed in corporate restructuring; takeover strategies and the impact on corporate governance; takeover defenses; and players who make mergers and acquisitions happen. The book also covers developing a business plan and the tools used to evaluate, display, and communicate information to key constituencies both inside and outside the corporation; the acquisition planning process; the negotiation, integration planning, and closing phases; financing transactions; and MaA post-merger integration. This book is written for buyers and sellers of businesses, financial analysts, chief executive officers, chief financial officers, operating managers, investment bankers, and portfolio managers. Others who may have an interest include bank lending officers, venture capitalists, government regulators, human resource managers, entrepreneurs, and board members. The book may also be used as a companion or supplemental text for undergraduate and graduate students taking courses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, business strategy, management, governance, and entrepreneurship. Describes a broad view of the mergers and acquisition process to illustrate agents' interactions Simplifies without overgeneralizing Bases conclusions on empirical evidence, not experience and opinion Features a recent business case at the end of each chapterThat same year, SBC acquired ATaamp;T and then merged with BellSouth in 2006a€” later to be renamed ATaamp;T to take advantage of the globally recognized brand name. In all ... Phone companies are responding with offers of combined cell phone, Internet, and landline phone service. ... because they cannot be clear that they will acquire the customer density necessary to achieve the desired financial returns.

Title:Mergers and Acquisitions Basics
Author:Donald DePamphilis
Publisher:Academic Press - 2010-10-29


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