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M&a. A Practical Guide to Doing the Deal. 2nd Edition. Wiley Finance

  • ID: 2882874
  • Book
  • January 2015
  • 224 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

PRAISE FOR M&A, A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO DOING THE DEAL, SECOND EDITION

"Jeffrey Hooke has done a fine job explaining the ′ins and outs′ of a very complex business. He knows what he′s talking about."
John C. Whitehead, former Co–Chairman, Goldman Sachs & Co.

"Jeff′s book brings together a wealth of knowledge and experience and is a must–read for anyone working in the field of international M&A."
Steven N. Robinson, Co–Head, China Corporate Practice, Hogan Lovells International

"Mr. Hooke′s book is an invaluable how–to guide for M&A professionals, finance professors, and business students."
Allan Eberhart, Professor of Finance and Director of Master of Science in Finance Program, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

"Whether you need a roadmap or reference, are entering your first M&A transaction, or have completed many and wish to check your approach, Jeff′s work will give you a secure footing from which to base all your decisions."
Lee Arthur, Managing Director of New York Institute of Finance, a division of Pearson PLC

"Jeffrey has done it again! He has laid out an insightful and practical approach to M&A that captivates the reader. A solid reference book that will excite those hungry for undertaking successful M&A transactions in all markets. For those starting out on this subject, it is a must–read to grasp substantial knowledge."
Fred Nuerte Nuer, Chief Executive Officer, Cornerstone Capital Advisors Ltd.

"This book is the perfect primer for operating executives seeking to expand their companies through M&A. I have a copy on my desk."
Daniel Ilisevich, Chief Financial and Administrative Office, Compusearch Software Systems

"Mr. Hooke′s experience as an investment banker and private equity investor shines through. For money managers, the book is a perfect primer on the growth tactics of M&A–oriented firms, the takeover value of public companies, and the likely form of M&A events."
Lin Dong, CFA, FRM, Associate Director, UBS Asset Management (China)

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Preface ix

PART ONE The Big Picture

CHAPTER 1
The Global M&A Market: Current Status and Evolution 3

CHAPTER 2
U.S. M&A History, Trends, and Differences from Other Nations 9

CHAPTER 3
The Need for Growth Spurs Acquirers to Buy Other Companies 15

CHAPTER 4
The Three Financial Tactics That Dominate the M&A Business 25

PART TWO Finding a Deal

CHAPTER 5
The Buyer Must Have a Methodical Plan in Order to Find a Quality Transaction 39

CHAPTER 6
To Begin an Acquisition Search, the Buyer First Sets the Likely Parameters of a Deal 43

CHAPTER 7
The Buyer Starts the Formal Acquisition Search by Alerting Intermediaries and Contacting Possible Sellers 47

CHAPTER 8
Finding a Deal: Likely Results of a Search 59

CHAPTER 9
The Four Principal Risks Facing a Buyer in the M&A Business 65

PART THREE Target Financial Analysis

CHAPTER 10
Sizing Up the M&A Target from a Financial Point of View 77

CHAPTER 11
To Facilitate Financial Projections, the Buyer Needs to Classify the Target as a Mature, Growth, or Cyclical Business 91

CHAPTER 12
How Practitioners Forecast an M&A Target s Sales and Earnings 97

PART FOUR Acquisition Valuation

CHAPTER 13
The M&A Industry Typically Uses Four Valuation Methodologies 109

CHAPTER 14
The Use of Discounted Cash Flow in M&A Valuation 113

CHAPTER 15
Valuing M&A Targets Using the Comparable Public Companies Approach 123

CHAPTER 16
Valuing an M&A Target by Considering Comparable Deals and Leveraged Buyouts 133

CHAPTER 17
Valuation Situations That Don t Fit the Standard Models 143

PART FIVE Combination, the Sale Process, Structures, and Special Situations

CHAPTER 18
Combining the Buyer s and Seller s Financial Results for the M&A Analysis 159

CHAPTER 19
When Is the Best Time for an Owner to Sell a Business? 167

CHAPTER 20
The Sale Process from the Seller s Vantage Point 173

CHAPTER 21
A Review of Legal and Tax Structures Commonly Used in Transactions 183

CHAPTER 22
Unusual Transaction Categories 193

CHAPTER 23
Final Thoughts on Mergers and Acquisitions 199

About the Author 201

Index 203

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