An M&A “dream team” of experts explains how to conduct due diligence in the first, most important step in the process—determining exactly what a company is worth
"What's it worth?" Valuation is the common thread that unifies every M&A transaction, regardless of a company's industry, financial condition, or stage of development. The Art of M&A Valuation and Modeling bridges the gap between M&A valuation in theory and as an appraisal practice. It shows how to perform objective analyses, address all parties’ subjective interests in the transaction, and use practical financial models to complete a smooth transaction that benefits everyone.
Alexandra Reed Lajoux is Chief Knowledge Officer at the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). She has more than 30 years of experience as a senior writer and editor of newsletters, articles, and books on various business topics.
H. Peter Nesvold is a managing director with Jefferies & Co. in New York, where he heads transportation and automotive-related equity research.
Elizabeth Bloomer Nesvold is the managing partner of Silver Lane Advisors, an M&A advisory firm specializing in the investment and wealth management industries.