Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Restructuring Activities 2E
Deal Structuring and Valuation Model Software: Gives the student or practitioner an opportunity to see first hand the typical formulae used to construct complex models designed to analyze, value, and structure M&A deals. Readers may also use the model to structure and value deals by simply inserting their own data and modifying the model to reflect the unique aspects of their situation.
Eighteen new business cases: All 70 case studies include discussion questions, many of which have solutions in the back of the book. See the Business Case listing at the end of the preface for the titles of all business cases included in this book.
Practical financial modeling techniques: Discussion of financial modeling has been substantially expanded and includes a step-by-step explanation of how to perform sophisticated financial modeling techniques to analyze, value, and structure deals.
Transaction-tested due diligence question list: Chapter 5 provides a detailed listing of questions commonly used by professionals to evaluate target firms doing due diligence.
Techniques for choosing restructuring strategies: Chapter 13’s discussion of common restructuring strategies provides a framework for selecting the appropriate restructuring strategy ranging from spin-offs to carve-outs to divestitures.
Primer on using financial ratios: Chapter 8 has been extended to include a convenient summary of commonly used financial ratios and suggestions as to how they may be used to evaluate target companies.
Detailed sources of publicly available data: Chapters 4 and 5 include lengthy lists of both online and "hard copy" sources of information including economic, industry, market, and financial data.
Strategy selection guidelines: Chapter 4 has been expanded to provide tools for assisting in the selection of corporate and business unit level strategies.