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This is a step by step "how to" guide that should be in the arsenal of every CEO and senior executive. This valuable resource walks the listener through the due diligence stages of a real life M & A in a "How To" manner and without the complicated industry technical jargon.

Whether a company is public or private, there are few methods of rapid expansion that can rival a powerful Mergers and Acquisitions campaign. M&A is the lifeblood of companies seeking globalization and diversified channels of distribution. This audiobook offers easy to follow insight into the identification, due diligence and facilitation of a prototypical merger or acquisition. It is is a "Must Have" for all entrepreneurs, C-level executives and those who want to increase their knowledge of the inner workings of expedited corporate expansion. The Book on Mergers and Acquisitions is published by New Renaissance Corporation.

©2013 James Scott (P)2013 James Scott

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  • Phil O.
  • San Diego, CA, United States
  • 04-22-15

Lots of corporate law in a compact form

Minute for minute, this is a great example of the audio format, and great value. It is a very extensive survey (and refresher) of many corporate issues, in plain, commonly used and understandable terms. I plan to re-listen to this from time to time. I notice there is one by this author on IPOs also and I'm anxious to hear it.

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Very little actionable information. It effectively tells you to hire professional advisors and surveys they high level topics that they'll go deep on. But I didn't get enough from the book to be able to interview and effectively select between prospective advisors.

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Exactly What I Hoped For

This book provides a very solid foundation of everything that needs to be considered in an M&A transaction. As it is advised in the book, a team of professionals needs to be assembled to insure a successful transaction, but reading this book a couple of times, will help you speak the language and understand what is going on at every step when working with your team.

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  • Paul
  • 12-02-14

Not great for audiobook

This is basically a handbook/text book. There is no strategic advice or much other then a guide and definitions of business terms.

The majority of the information is all based around US law.

Might be better as a physical book to be used as a reference when needing to understand a concept.

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