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- ISBN: 9780071750196 | 0071750193
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 3/11/2011
Take the stress out of the distressed M&A process!These days, opportunities in distressed mergers and acquisitions aboundand the trend will continue into the foreseeable future. If you're in the business of M&A, this book is what you need to make confident decisions that will pay off handsomely in the end.Distressed mergers and acquisitionsencompassing a wide array of transactions related to bankruptcies, restructurings, recapitalizations, and liquidationsinvolve seemingly innumerable issues typically not present in more traditional M&A of going concerns.The Art of Distressed M&Aanswers every question and addresses every challenge of the process. Whether it's describing the unique fiduciary duties a board of directors faces when contemplating a distressed sale, or the valuation of a business in financial distress, or the legal framework a bankruptcy court will apply toward valuation during a Chapter 11 proceeding, this book will help you make the right decisions the first time around.TABLE OF CONTENTSSection I: Getting Started in Distressed M&A Chapter 1.Key Definitions and Concepts Chapter 2.Understanding the Unique Intricacies of the Bankruptcy Process Section II: The Art of Valuing a Distressed Business Chapter 3.Valuing a Distressed Business: Need-to-Know Business Considerations Chapter 4.Valuing a Distressed Business: Navigating the Legal Construct Section III: A Closer Look at Financing Distressed M&A Chapter 5.The ABCs of Pre-Petition Cash Management vs. Acquisition Financing Chapter 6.Dynamics of Debt-Based Financing Chapter 7.Dynamics of Equity-Based Financing Chapter 8.Dynamics of "Hybrid" Financing Chapter 9.Strategies for Managing Multiple Financing Sources Section IV: Key Tax and Accounting Considerations Chapter 10.Mitigating Tax Risk in Distressed M&A Chapter 11."Fresh Start" and Other Bankruptcy-Centric Accounting Rules (Includes new Global Standards) Section V: The Due Diligence Inquiry Chapter 12.Conducting Due Diligence: An Overview Chapter 13.The Operations and Management Review Chapter 14.The Legal Compliance Review: Antitrust, Intellectual Property, and Successor-Liability Considerations Section VI: Documenting the Deal