Mergers and Acquisitions Playbook: Lessons from the Middle-Market Trenches (Wiley Professional Advisory Services #3) (Hardcover)

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The ultimate "tricks of the trade" guide to mergers and acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions Playbook provides the practical tricks of the trade on how to get maximum value for a middle-market business. This book uniquely covers how to prepare for a sale, how to present the business most positively, and how to control the sale timetable.

  • Written in a straight-talking style
  • Provides the tricks of the trade on how to get maximum value for a middle-market business
  • Shows how the sellers can take capitalize their inherent "unfair advantages"
  • Examines the differences between "value" and "currency"
  • Explains how to handle bankruptcy and distress company sales
  • Offers tips on managing your lawyers in the documentation process

Filled with empirical examples of successful-and unsuccessful-techniques, this practical guide takes you through every step of the M&A process, from how to manage confidentiality, how to create competition (or the impression of competition), to what to do once the deal is closed.

About the Author


MARK A. FILIPPELL is a co-founder and Managing Director at Western Reserve Partners, an M&A boutique. He has nearly thirty years of investment banking experience and has personally completed over 125 merger and acquisition transactions. Prior to co-founding Western Reserve Partners, he was the manager of the Mergers & Acquisitions Department at KeyBanc Capital Markets and McDonald Investments. His clients have included Eaton, Novar Electronics, Claymont Steel Holdings, Liqui-Box, General Electric, Computational Systems, Excel Mining Systems, and MascoTech.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780470627532
ISBN-10: 0470627530
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: November 10th, 2010
Pages: 336
Language: English
Series: Wiley Professional Advisory Services