Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Restructuring Activities

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Restructuring Activities

4th Edition - October 18, 2007

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  • Author: Donald DePamphilis
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080555904

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Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Restructuring Activities, Fourth Edition, is a real-world teaching tool for finance courses on mergers, acquisitions, and other restructuring activities. The author, Dr. Donald DePamphilis, shares his academic knowledge and personal experiences with over 30 such deals. The book covers 99 case studies that span every industry, country, and region worldwide demonstrate how deals are done rather than just the theory behind them, including cross-border transactions. The book is ideal for MBA and advanced undergraduate and graduate finance students taking courses in mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructuring, and corporate strategy.

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  • Over 90 cases


MBA and advanced undergraduate and graduate Finance students taking courses in: Mergers & Acquisitions, corporate restructuring, corporate strategy

Table of Contents

  • PART I The Mergers and Acquisitions Environment

    CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Mergers and Acquisitions

    CHAPTER 2 Regulatory Considerations

    CHAPTER 3 The Corporate Takeover Market: Common Takeover Tactics, Anti-Takeover Defenses, and Corporate Governance

    PART II The Mergers and Acquisitions Process: Phases 1–10

    CHAPTER 4 Planning: Developing Business and Acquisition Plans—Phases 1 and 2
    of the Acquisition Process
    Phase 1: Building the Business Plan
    Phase 2: Building the Merger/Acquisition Implementation Plan

    CHAPTER 5 Implementation: Search through Closing—Phases 3 to 10
    Phase 3: The Search Process
    Phase 4: The Screening Process
    Phase 5: First Contact
    Phase 6: Negotiation
    Phase 7: Developing the Integration Plan
    Phase 8: Closing
    Phase 9: Implementing Post-Closing Integration
    Phase 10: Conducting Post-Closing Evaluation

    CHAPTER 6 Integration: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Business Alliances

    PART III Merger and Acquisition Valuation and Modelling

    CHAPTER 7 A Primer on Merger and Acquisition Cash-Flow Valuation

    CHAPTER 8 Applying Relative, Asset-Oriented, and Real Option Valuation Methods to Mergers & Acquisitions

    CHAPTER 9 Applying Financial Modeling Techniques to Value and Structure Mergers and Acquisitions

    CHAPTER 10 Analysis and Valuation of Privately Held Companies

    PART IV Deal Structuring and Financing Strategies

    CHAPTER 11 Structuring the Deal: Payment and Legal Considerations

    CHAPTER 12 Structuring the Deal: Tax and Accounting Considerations

    CHAPTER 13 Financing Transactions: Private Equity, Hedge Funds, and Leveraged Buyout Structures and Valuation

    PART V Alternative Business and Restructuring Strategies

    CHAPTER 14 Joint Ventures, Partnerships, Strategic Alliances, and Licensing

    CHPATER 15 Alternative Exit and Restructuring Strategies: Divestitures, Spin-offs,
    Carve-outs, Split-ups, Split-Offs, Bankruptcy, and Liquidation

    CHAPTER 16 Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions: Analysis and Valuation



Product details

  • No. of pages: 768
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2007
  • Published: October 18, 2007
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080555904

About the Author

Donald DePamphilis

Donald DePamphilis
Donald M. DePamphilis has a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University and has managed more than 30 acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, minority investments, as well as licensing and supply agreements. He is Emeritus Clinical Professor of Finance at the College of Business Administration at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He has also taught mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring at the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Irvine, and Chapman University to undergraduates, MBA, and Executive MBA students. He has published a number of articles on economic forecasting, business planning, and marketing. As Vice President of Electronic Commerce at Experian, Dr. DePamphilis managed the development of an award winning Web Site. He was also Vice President of Business Development at TRW Information Systems and Services, Director of Planning at TRW, and Chief Economist at National Steel Corporation

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus of Computer Information Systems & Finance ,Department of Computer Information Systems & Finance , Loyola Marymount University ,Los Angeles, CA, USA

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