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1.
Taken for a Ride : How Daimler-Benz Drove off with Chrysler
by Bill Vlasic, et al


William Morrow & Co
Hardcover - 372 pages
(May 30, 2000)
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4.5 out of 5 stars
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It all started with a misunderstanding. Kirk Kerkorian, the Las Vegas wheeler-dealer, thought Chrysler's management would back him up if he tried to take the company private. Chrysler's management thought they'd made it clear they had no interest in such a deal. As the two sides faced off--Kerkorian... Read more

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The Art of M&A: A Merger Acquisition Buyout Guide
by Stanley Foster Reed, Alexandra Reed Lajoux


McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Hardcover - 1011 pages
3rd edition (December 17, 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
From Book News, Inc. , March 1, 1995
As companies downsize and deconglomerate, they shed companies that are candidates for mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, and strategic alliances. Intended for those who are pinpointing these targets, structuring the financing, or closing the deals, this guide covers planning and finding;... Read more

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Barbarians at the Gate : The Fall of Rjr Nabisco
by Bryan Burrough, John Helyar(Contributor)


HarperCollins (paper)
Paperback - 576 pages
(January 1991)
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4.5 out of 5 stars
From Book News, Inc. , June 1, 1990
On the exercise of careless greed by Johnson and his gang of adolescents. The barbarians were at the gates of a city of vulgarians. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Read more

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Five Frogs on a Log : A Ceo's Field Guide to Accelerating the Transition in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Gut Wrenching Change
by Mark L. Feldman, Michael Frederick Spratt


Harperbusiness
Hardcover - 193 pages
1 Ed edition (January 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
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Five Frogs on a Log is a practical and easy-to-absorb manual for corporate leaders facing those intense periods of total transformation that seem--for better or for worse--to define today's business world. Written by Mark L. Feldman and Michael F. Spratt, both partners and managing directors of... Read more

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The New Financial Capitalists : Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and the Creation of Corporate Value
by George P. Baker, George David Smith


Cambridge Univ Pr (Short)
Hardcover - 240 pages
(October 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
From Booklist September 1, 1998
The investment firm of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) is synonymous with the practice of the leveraged buyout (LBO), and KKR has inarguably changed the face of business. Four years ago, it contracted Baker and Smith to document the histories of its investments so that newer members of the firm... Read more

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M&A : A Practical Guide to Doing the Deal (Wiley Frontiers in Finance)
by Jeffrey C. Hooke


John Wiley & Sons
Hardcover - 352 pages
1 edition (October 7, 1996)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
John C. Whitehead, former Co-Chairman, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
"Jeffrey Hooke has done a fine job explaining the "ins and outs" of a very complex business. He knows what he's talking about." Read more

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The Art of M&A Integration : A Guide to Merging Resources, Processes, and Responsibilities
by Alexandra Reed Lajoux


McGraw-Hill
Hardcover - 432 pages
1 edition (November 21, 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Broad-scale guidance on all facets of M&A. Corporate integration expert Alexandra Reed Lajoux's The Art of M&A Integration gives you time-tested strategies and practices on handling the hundreds of details that spell the difference between corporate growth or financial disaster. More than... Read more

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Joining Forces : Making One Plus One Equal Three in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Alliances (The Jossey-Bass Business & Management Series)
by Mitchell Lee Marks, Philip H. Mirvis(Contributor)


Jossey-Bass
Hardcover - 288 pages
(January 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
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Mitchell Lee Marks and Philip H. Mirvis, who separately and together have worked on more than 50 major corporate "marriages," offer a useful distillation of the myriad lessons they've learned about this vital and increasingly common business activity in Joining Forces: Making One Plus One... Read more

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Big Deal : 2000 and Beyond
by Bruce Wasserstein


Warner Books
Hardcover - 927 pages
Revised edition (January 2000)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Financial Times
"A stimulating perspective on the current m & a boom." Read more

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The Complete Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions : Process Tools to Suppot M&a Integration at Every Level (The Jossey-Bass Business & Management Series)
by Timothy J. Galpin, Mark Herndon


Jossey-Bass
Hardcover - 240 pages
(October 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
A compendium of tools, templates, and the proven process for effectively merging two organizations, integrating their cultures, retaining key talent, and keeping score of progress. This guide gives pragmatic step-by-step instructions on how to successfully complete a merger, with an emphasis on... Read more

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Mergers Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring
by Patrick A. Gaughan(Preface)


John Wiley & Sons
Hardcover - 636 pages
2nd edition (August 20, 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
The publisher, John Wiley & Sons
This trailblazing book re-examines the value restructurings offer in building a new generation of companies with the power and resources to compete on a global basis. Pragmatic and comprehensive, it focuses on all the types of corporate restructurings available today such as M&As, divestitures,... Read more

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A Basic Guide for Buying and Selling a Company
by Wilbur M., Phd Yegge


John Wiley & Sons
Paperback - 288 pages
1 edition (October 10, 1996)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Expert advice for a successful transaction

Today, businesses are being bought and sold at a rapid rate. As a management consultant who has brokered over 300 small businesses, Wilbur Yegge knows the intricacies involved in the transaction process—and how to overcome them. In this comprehensive... Read more


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A Basic Guide for Valuing a Company
by Wilbur M. Yegge


John Wiley & Sons
Paperback - 288 pages
1 edition (October 10, 1996)
  Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
The ABCs of company valuation—for first-time buyers and sellers

Until now, books on company valuation were all high-priced professional volumes aimed at accountants, appraisers, and other specialists. At last, A Basic Guide for Valuing a Company provides the ideal resource for novice buyers and... Read more


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Winning at Mergers and Acquisitions : The Guide to Market Focused Planning and Integration
by Mark N. Clemente, David S. Greenspan


John Wiley & Sons
Hardcover - 331 pages
1 edition (March 9, 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
A comprehensive new framework for winning at M&A—from up-front planning to postmerger integration

The challenges of mergers and acquisitions can be daunting—but the opportunities and benefits they offer forward-thinking companies can be tremendous. Winning at Mergers and Acquisitions... Read more


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How to Sell Your Business--And Get What You Want! : A Pragmatic Guide With Revealing Tips from 57 Sellers
by Colin Gabriel


Gwent Pr Inc
Hardcover - 243 pages
1 Ed edition (February 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Internet Bookwatch/Midwest Book Review September 1997
"...essential reading for anyone contemplating putting their business up for sale." -Internet Bookwatch/Midwest Book Review, September 1997. Read more

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Mergers & Acquisitions : A Valuation Handbook
by Joseph H. Marren


Irwin Professional Pub
Hardcover - 548 pages
(December 1992)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
From Book News, Inc. , May 1, 1993
Describes how the frenzied M&A activity of the 1980s provides important lessons for acquirers in the 1990s, including: the importance of investing with an edge, understanding the process, buying "wholesale," having a useable integration plan for the target. Case studies show how to... Read more

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After the Merger : The Authoritative Guide for Integration Success
by Price Pritchett, et al


Irwin Professional Pub
Hardcover - 170 pages
Revised edition (July 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
1 out of 5 stars
Book Description
After the Merger, long hailed as the indispensable reference source for anyone entering the M&A marketplace, is your bible for keeping costly postmerger surprises to a minimum. This classic text, first published in the heady days of 1985 and now revised to reflect new realities in today's... Read more

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Mergers and Acquisitions from A to Z : Strategic and Practical Guidance for Small- And Middle-Market Buyers and Sellers
by Andrew J. Sherman


AMACOM
Hardcover - 300 pages
(April 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
Here is a practical guide to the $500 billion-a-year mergers and acquisitions market for the buyers and sellers of companies, and their advisors and associates. From analyzing projected financial gain to structuring documentation, this book provides information on the entire spectrum of the M&A... Read more

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The Power of Two : How Companies of All Sizes Can Build Alliance Networks That Generate Business Opportunities (Jossey-Bass Business & Management Seri
by John K. Conlon, Melissa Giovagnoli


Jossey-Bass
Hardcover - 256 pages
(June 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
From Booklist August 19, 1998
More than a dozen books on this topic in the last half-decade attest to the fact that business alliances are the strategy of choice for the 1990s. As with anything fashionable, many rush to embrace the concept without taking the time to implement it properly. Coming from totally different fields,... Read more

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Big Deal: The Battle for Control of America's Leading Corporations
by Bruce Wasserstein


Warner Books
Hardcover - 820 pages
(April 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
Nothing in business is more shrouded in secrecy and mystery than "doing the deal." The dealmakers themselves are usually flamboyant, the sums of money involved are vast, and the number of people who are affected by the deal are many. So it's no wonder that the media loves to cover stories... Read more

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Breakup! : How Companies Use Spin-Offs to Gain Focus and Grow Strong
by David Sadtler, et al


Free Press
Hardcover - 256 pages
(October 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Book Description

In the space of two years, dozens of the most famous companies in the United States have all elected to self-destruct: ITT, Grace, Marrion, AT&T, 3M, Baxter, Tenneco, Anheuser Busch, Ralston Purina, General Motors, Corning, Dial, and Dun & Bradstreet.

What on earth is going on?

As the authors of... Read more


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Acquisitions, Mergers, Sales, Buyouts, and Takeovers : A Handbook With Forms
by Charles A. Scharf, et al


Prentice Hall Trade
Hardcover - 560 pages
4th edition (1991)
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From Book News, Inc. , February 1, 1992
Begins with internal business and financial buying and guides readers through identification and investigation of a business to be acquired; negotiations and financial valuation methods; structuring considerations; accounting treatment; antitrust securities and other legal considerations; tax-free... Read more

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Empowering Human Resources in the Merger and Acquisition Process
by Mark N. Clemente, David S. Greenspan


Clemente, Greenspan & Co., Inc.
Paperback - 162 pages
(April 1, 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
This workbook arms human resource professionals with the guidance they need to understand and implement best practices in acquisition planning and integration.

It covers acquisition strategy development, target company analysis, due diligence and integration planning -- specifically from the... Read more


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Managing Mergers Acquisitions and Strategic Alliances : Integrating People and Cultures
by Sue Cartwright, Cary L. Cooper(Contributor)


Butterworth-Heinemann
Paperback - 250 pages
2nd edition (March 1996)
  Avg. Customer Review:
2 out of 5 stars
Book Description
* The essential guide to successful organizational marriage * Focuses on cultural compatibility, partner selection, integration practices and venture outcomes * Covers cross-national mergers Mergers, acquisitions, and alliances continue to be almost an everyday feature of the contemporary business... Read more

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Business Buyer's Kit : Everything You Need to Know to Find, Buy, and Finance a Business for $500,000 or Less
by Michael Smorenburg


Career Press
Paperback - 192 pages
(April 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, May 17, 1999
Buy your business the "street-wise" way.
The author, Michael Smorenburg; enter@san.rr.com; (619) 454-8337, May 17, 1999.

Business Buyer's Kit is relevant no matter what your sector of business or where in the world you live.

Mistakes in the acquisition process could cost you many times the price of any deal--it could cost you latent... Read more


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