e-Mergers: Merging, Acquiring and Partnering e-Commerce Businesses
James Edward Keogh, Jim Keogh
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- E-business mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships: the comprehensive, expert guide
- Step-by-step coverage walks you through every stage of the deal
- Understand the unique issues associated with e-business M&A
- Due diligence, pricing, and negotiation techniques you can't afford not to know
The first complete primer on e-business mergers and acquisitions!
A massive wave of e-business mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships is underway—and thousands of e-business decision-makers are facing the M&A gauntlet for the first time. E-Mergers is your complete guide to e-business M&A: the first book that answers the critical questions e-business executives ask, and illuminates the unique issues facing every e-business deal-maker. Jim Keogh walks you through every stage of the transaction, from identifying target companies to closing the deal, and covers every key issue, from due diligence to staffing. You'll discover how to:
- Identify, prequalify, and contact targets—including essential information on finders and brokers
- Perform effective due diligence that minimizes your risks and liabilities
- Structure the transaction using debt structuring, leaseback financing, take-back financing, bridge financing, and other methods
- Minimize the tax impact of the deal
- Manage the staffing issues associated with mergers and acquisitions-and retain key personnel
- Price the deal—including coverage of forecasting cash flows, risk assessment, and pricing models
- Negotiate the deal—and close on schedule
- Integrate merged e-businesses rapidly and successfully
- Manage the key challenges of international e-business M&As
Whether you're doing the buying or the selling, you'd better be at top of your game. E-Mergers delivers the insiders' M&A insights you don't want to learn the hard way. Get this book—and come out on top!
Table of Contents
1. Identifying and Prequalifying Targets.
2. Due Diligence.
3. Structuring and Financing the Deal.
4. Tax Implications.
5. Employee Issues.
6. Public and Private Corporations.
7. International Business.
8. Pricing the Deal.
9. Negotiating the Deal.
10. After the Deal.
11. Business Alliances.