Mergers and Acquisitions For Dummies by Bill Snow

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The easy way to make smart business transactions
Are you a business owner or executive thinking about selling a division, a subsidiary, or the entire company?  Or are you thinking about how you may be able to grow your business by merging with or acquiring other companies?  Or are you a student thinking about making a career in a mergers and acquisitions (M&A) related industry?

In other words, if you are looking for a plain-language, no-nonsense guide about how mergers and acquisitions can affect your company and career, you've found your book!

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.

Going beyond the case studies of other books, Mergers & Acquisitions For Dummies is your one-stop reference guide for successfully buying or selling companies.

About Bill Snow

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Bill Snow is a noted authority on mergers and acquisitions who has successfully bought and sold companies as an investment banker. He also has held leadership positions in rapidly growing public companies, venture-backed dotcoms, and angel funded start-ups. His perspective on all stages of corporate development gives him unique insight to the needs of business owners and executives seeking to create value by selling or acquiring companies. He regularly writes and speaks on the subject.
Published May 9, 2011 by For Dummies. 363 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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