CAIRO BOOKS's Description
Discover the tools necessary to determine what your company's value is, what
drives its value, and how to enhance that value during an M&A transaction.
The only book to focus on valuation specifically for mergers and acquisitions,
Valuation For M&A: Building Value in Private Companies, Second Edition lays out
the steps for measuring and managing value creation in privately held
businesses. This groundbreaking work led directly to authors Chris M. Mellen
and Franck C. Evans being named the joint 2010 AM&AA Middle Market Thought
Leader of the Year by the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors, and its
thorough overview of the subject: Recognizes a company as an investment and
explains how to manage that value to maximize shareholder returns, focusing on
returns, risks, and capital invested Explains investment or strategic value
versus fair market value and provides a document request checklist; sample
interview questions; and formats for adjusting financial statements, developing
discount rates, the computation of net cash flow; and a valuation
reconciliation form Includes a comprehensive case study to illustrate concepts
and calculations Now covers fair value accounting and the impact of SFAS Nos.
141, 142, and 157 and their IFRS counterparts, intangible asset valuation
techniques, exit planning, international M&As, and venture backed/early stage
Showing corporate executives as well as M&A professionals and business
appraisers how to value privately-held businesses for merger and acquisition
purposes, this book helps investors, executives, and their advisors determine
the optimum strategy to enhance both market value and strategic value to
maximize return on investment.