Valuation for Mergers and Acquisitions

Valuation for Mergers and Acquisitions

by Barbara S. Petitt, Kenneth R. Ferris
     
 

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Master the latest insights, lessons, and best practice techniques for accurately valuing companies for potential mergers, acquisitions, and restructurings. Concise, realistic, and easy to use, Valuation for Mergers and Acquisitions, Second Edition has been fully updated to reflect the field's latest and most useful "rules of thumb," compare every modern

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Master the latest insights, lessons, and best practice techniques for accurately valuing companies for potential mergers, acquisitions, and restructurings. Concise, realistic, and easy to use, Valuation for Mergers and Acquisitions, Second Edition has been fully updated to reflect the field's latest and most useful "rules of thumb," compare every modern approach to valuation, offering practical solutions for today's most complex and important valuation challenges. Treating valuation as both an art and a science, it covers the entire process, offering up-to-the-minute real-world advice, examples, and case studies. Leading valuation experts Barbara S. Petitt and Kenneth R. Ferris introduce and compare leading techniques including discounted cash flow analysis, earnings multiples analysis, adjusted present value analysis, economic value analysis, and real option analysis. They fully address related concerns such as the accounting structure of deals, accounting for goodwill, tax considerations, and more. Throughout, they identify common errors that lead to inaccurate valuation, and show how to avoid them. From start to finish, this guide doesn't just make valuation comprehensible: it provides the tools and insight to make valuation work.

For all financial professionals concerned with valuation, especially those involved in potential mergers, acquisitions, and restructurings; and for corporate finance instructors and students in Executive MBA programs concerned with valuation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133157994
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
06/27/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

Barbara S. Petitt, PhD, CFA, is Director, Curriculum Projects, EMEA at CFA Institute. She has an in-depth knowledge of equity valuation, mergers, acquisitions, and corporate restructurings. She has held academic positions at Thunderbird, School of Global Management in the U.S., Bournemouth University in the U.K., and SKEMA Business School in France, and consulted with corporate clients throughout Europe and North America. Petitt resides in Poole, U.K.

Kenneth R. Ferris, a valuation and acquisition consultant to small and mid-cap companies in Central America, served on the faculty at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management; SMU’s Cox School of Business; Thunderbird School of Global Management; Drucker School of Business at Claremont Graduate School, and Arizona State’s W.P. Carey School of Business. He was a director for three NYSE-listed firms. Ferris resides in Placencia, Belize.
Valuation for Mergers and Acquisitions    9780133372670    Front Matter, pg 1

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