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M&A: A Practical Guide to Doing the Deal, 2nd Edition by Jeffrey C. Hooke

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Index

  • Absolute amount analysis
  • Accounting firms
    • as intermediaries
    • production of accurate accounting statements
  • “Acquirehire”
  • Acquisition campaigns. See also Buyer motivations; Target financial analysis
    • acquisition search funnel
    • active approach
    • buyer's own search program
    • closing
    • components
    • defining search parameters
    • direct contact with target
    • due diligence
    • financing the deal
    • integration process
    • intermediaries in search process
    • internal assessment
    • laying the groundwork for search
    • for publicly traded companies
    • risks facing buyers
    • screening candidates
    • seller motivations to sell
    • structuring the deal (See Structuring deals)
  • Activity ratios
  • Advisors. See Intermediaries for buyers; Intermediaries for sellers
  • Africa
  • Agency problem
  • Aleran, Laura
  • Ambuja Cements
  • Ameren Corp.
  • American Realty
  • Amgen
  • Ancestry.com
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev
  • AOL
  • Apple Computer
  • APS Healthcare
  • Arbitrage tactics
  • Archstone
  • Argentina
  • Asset purchases
    • legal considerations
    • nature of
  • Auction process
    • full-blown auctions
    • modified auctions
  • Australia
  • Autonomy (UK firm)
  • Avalon Bay
  • Backward integration
  • Bank of America
  • Barnhill, Ted
  • Bausch & Lomb
  • BCBS South Carolina
  • Berkshire Hathaway
  • Bidding process and offers
  • BlackBerry
  • Black Monday (1987)
  • Bobkoff, Dan
  • Brazil
  • Burlington Northern
  • Business brokers, as intermediaries
  • Buyer motivations. See also Acquisition campaigns; Growth
    • capturing natural resources
    • cutting costs at target
    • diversification
    • entering new country
    • most popular
    • oligopoly power
    • private equity firms
    • risk ...

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