A concise strategic and legal guide for both buyers and sellers at large and small companies, Mergers and Acquisitions from A to Z
is a practical, hands-on resource for anyone involved in any merger or acquisition. Written in clear, jargon-free language, the book provides extensive, easy-to-understand information on the entire transaction, including an overview of tax and accounting considerations, drafting legal documents, and analyzing projected financial gain. Thoroughly revised to reflect the latest changes in the business environment, the new edition features: * The latest trends and best practices for structuring profitable deals * New due diligence rules and strategies in the age of Sarbanes-Oxley * Guidelines for keeping deals on track and managing post-closing challenges * And much more Written for those already involved in M&A deals or considering a move in that direction, Mergers and Acquisitions from A to Z
demystifies the entire process.
"""Mergers & Acquisitions from A to Z is a comprehensive, straightforward, authoritative, and surprisingly reader-friendly how-and-whether-to-do-it handbook on acquiring, selling, and merging companies. It includes everything you need to know. It contains all the questions to ask, the factors to consider in deciding whether and when to buy or sell and how to weigh them, the checklists to create, and the pitfalls to guard against. The absence of unnecessary jargon is as refreshing as the material is enlightening.""
-- Joel L. Fleishman, Professor of Law and Public Policy, Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy,
""Mergers & Acquisitions from A to Z is a must-read for every entrepreneur driving a fast-growth company. The authors’ characterization of the latest trends and best practices empower the deal maker with the ability to see around the corner and sidestep disaster.""
-- Richard T. Cole, CEO, Geeks On Call America, Inc.
""As an attorney, there is no better resource for a dealmaker than Andrew Sherman. [He is] a highly rated instructor for our M&A certification program at NYU, [and] his book should be made required reading for every middle-market transaction advisor.""
-- Michael R. Nall, CPA, CM&A,
Founder, Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors
""This book is a treasure trove of very useful information for both buyers and sellers in corporate mergers & acquisitions. [The authors have] kept the pace moving by providing just the right information. It is extremely well written with examples and tools that buyers and sellers can use right out of the box as they firm up their M&A strategies. I highly recommend this book as a key ingredient for any corporate M&A department.""
-- Shiv Krishnan, President & CEO, INDUS Corporation
""Sherman and Hart have done a terrific job assembling and synthesizing the basic, yet critical, issues to be aware of before/during/after the deal. A well-rounded, up-to-date primer filled with pragmatic information that will serve as an excellent reference regardless the reader's M&A experience."" -- Edward J. Hayes, Jr.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
""After reading Andrew's book, it became clear that his insight and processes assist entrepreneurs looking to expand their businesses. Andrew's book offers guidance for non-U.S.-based businesses considering mergers and acquisitions in the United States.""
-- Nancye Miller, CEO, the Entrepreneurs' Organization"