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A Practical Guide to Acquisitions: How to Increase Your Chances of Success

A Practical Guide to Acquisitions: How to Increase Your Chances of Success

Denzil Rankine

ISBN: 978-0-471-97598-4

Dec 1997

170 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$110.00

Description

A concise handbook for managers who are looking at growing their businesses through acquisitions. This book provides a step-by-step structure to help managers ensure success.

This book contains the results of Europe's largest survey on the reasons for success and failure of acquisitions, based on 350 cases. The survey results provide practical guidelines to where the dangers lie and how to avoid them.

It also has case studies and checklists, making it the essential tool for anyone involved in acquisitions.
Creating Value for Shareholders.

Does Acquisition Make Sense?

Finding the Opportunities.

Making the Approach.

Evaluating the Potential Benefit to the Acquirer.

Due Diligence.

Approaches to Valuation for Acquisition.

Negotiation and Deal Structuring.

Using the Law to Protect the Buyer.

Management and the Human Factor.

Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances.

Acquiring in Europe.

Timing.

Conclusion.

Index.