Due Diligence for Global Deal Making: The Definitive Guide to Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Financings, and Strategic Alliances
Edited by Arthur H. RosenbloomISBN: 1-57660-092-0; 9781576600924;
During the past several years, successful companies of all sizes have initiated international transactions in record numbers. The due diligence required to effectively research, value, and complete these complex deals (mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and private placements) has always been important. Now the type of thoughtful and careful analysis needed must take place under intense pressure because companies increasingly must compete in Internet-time. This new book is an invaluable guidebook for companies trying to capitalize on the opportunities in both developed and emerging cross-border markets. Many global transactions fail to meet the parties' expectations, and a primary culprit is inadequate due diligence. Expanding businesses must answer difficult questions (especially if the target partner lacks a financial performance track record and significant assets), such as: Why (if at all) should we do this deal? What are the rules going in and what...