Mergers and Acquisitions Basics
Negotiation and Deal Structuring
- Donald DePamphilis, Donald M. DePamphilis, Clinical Professor of Finance, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA, USA. In his professional career, he has managed more than 30 acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures.
Negotiations form the heart of mergers and acquisitions efforts, for their conclusions contain both anticipated and unforeseen implications. Don DePamphilis presents a summary of negotiating and deal structuring that captures its dynamic process, showing readers how brokers, bankers, accountants, attorneys, tax experts, managers, investors, and others must work together and what happens when they don't. Writtten for those who seek a broadly-based view of M&A and understand their own roles in the process, this book treads a middle ground between highly technical and dumbed-down descriptions of complex events. It mixes theory with case studies so the text is current and useful. Unique and practical, this book can add hard-won insights to anybody's list of M&A titles..
Students and professionals around the world who are studying or working in mergers and acquisitions. The book is especially useful for readers who seek material that lies between intensive and superficial coverage of these subjects. It requires only passing acquaintance with finance, economics, business law, and accounting.