The pursuit of growth through takeover or merger has made a small, select group very wealthy while diminishing the wealth of a vast number of shareholders. CFOs and controllers have a moral dilemma here and only they can decide what is appropriate. In many cases, the forces are huge to transact the takeover. This working guide explores why so many takeover and mergers, which have been based on perceived synergies and cost savings, fail, and if involved in one, why you need to move on before reality strikes.
The working guide contains 20 pages designed to help readers to understand the dangers with a takeover or merger. The working guide comes with some electronic checklists to assist to assist your evaluation. I have spent around US$20,000 researching, writing and testing these working guides. I guarantee, if you purchase, read, you will be more cautious and save your organization thousands.
This working guide gives you the answers to the following questions:
- What is the difference between a merger and a takeover?
- What can go wrong with a takeover or merger?
- Where mergers can go wrong?