If you are a manager who is new to the complex arena of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) you need to learn quickly about what to look out for, and what to avoid. Unprepared managers can be sucked along by the process and end up being disappointed, or even out of a job. This is the ultimate practical and easy to follow guide to Acquisitions. Acquisition activity peaked in 2000 and has since been depressed. But, since 2004 we are seeing a steady recovery in this market and it is significantly growing.
There is now a new influx of people moving into the acquisition arena, all in need of information on what can make acquisitions work, lessons form the past and guidance for the future.