Mergers & Acquisitions from A to Z

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acquired person, 112
acquiring person, 112
motivations in, 9–11
term defined, 3
see also mergers and acquisitions
acquisition plan development
draft, 41–43
identifying cost savings, 36
objectives, 37–41
ACS, Xerox merger, 8
action plan, for sale preparation, 20
affidavit regarding liabilities, 89–91
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 266
Alliance of Merger and Acquisition Advisors (AMAA), 48
American Society of Appraisers (ASA), 47
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 113, 266
Anheuser-Busch, 40
antitrust laws, 106–109
horizontal acquisitions, 107–108
vertical acquisitions, 108
architectural standards, for franchising, 291
asset-based lending, 158–159
asset purchase agreement, 195–207
indemnification provisions, 198, 200–201
indemnification provisions sample, 202–203
postclosing legal tasks, 273
sample, 214–217
scope, 210
asset purchase transaction, 3, 131
asset valuation method, 150–151
assets, seller’s clear title to, 88
Association for Corporate Growth, 47
auction, 29
auction pricing format, 147
audit committee, 96–97
bad deals, causes, 8–9
Bain Capital LLC, 206
Bank of America, 4, 6, 40
bankrupt companies, due diligence investigation, 69
banks, mortgage criteria, 5
BCE telecommunications group, 4
benefit plans, after closing, 271–272
best practices, for postmerger integration, 277–280
brand loyalty, 8
brand name owners, 302


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