INDEX

A

ABC Publishing, 71–72

Abitibi Consolidated, 31, 32, 49

ABN AMRO Holding NV, 189

Accountability, 14, 222, 225, 228, 230, 289

of board of directors, 311

Acquisition(s)

in 1970s/1980s, 1–2

considering, 123–124

creating real options, 5–6

criteria for, 13

defining, possibilities, 117–122

failure of in-market, 29

foreign, 4, 319

KKR, 22–23

search and corporate center role, 117–122

selection, 115–117, 211

size of, 124, 313

target motivation and, 133–134

value through, 26, 150

Advance-notice bylaws, 195

Advertising, 18, 19, 31, 32, 42

Advisors, 133, 259, 279

broker/finder/intermediary, 245–247

choosing right, 241, 246–247

cost of, 242

due diligence, 251–252

external, 164, 165, 166, 169, 186, 237, 247–248

M&A strategy, 238–242

PMI, 240, 252–253 ...

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