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Mergers and Acquisitions

Nick Humphrey

Book $99.00 (inc GST)
eBook $99.00 (inc GST)

Formerly titled Negotiated Acquisitions and Buyouts, this second edition is a plain English reference guide for mergers and acquisitions and buyouts with step-by-step advice on the key legal, tax and structuring issues when implementing transactions.

This edition has been updated for recent changes in relevant legislation and current trends in structuring.  It also includes the latest data on industry practice, as well as the following legislation changes:

  • Changes to ASX Listing Rules and guidance notes affecting the criteria for initial public offerings
  • The introduction of the safe harbour and ipso facto provisions in the Corporations Act relevant to distressed acquisitions and restructuring transactions
  • Additional commentary on documentation and risk allocation in schemes and takeover

The book contains 22 chapters divided into three parts, and is a comprehensive reference for anyone involved in acquisitions, divestments and private equity.

Part A: M&A Part B: Private Equity Part C: Advanced
  • Preliminary Issues in M&A
  • Acquisitions and Buyouts
  • Purchase Price Adjustments/Earnout
  • Shareholder Arrangements
  • Due Diligence.
  • Introduction to Private Equity
  • Preliminary Issues in Private Equity Transactions
  • Equity Funding
  • Debt Finance
  • Secondary Buyouts
  • Key Structuring Issues in Industry Rollups
  • Responsible Investing and ESG Issues
  • Selling the Portfolio Company.
  • Key Issues with Using W&I Insurance
  • Structuring Issues When Exiting Through an IPO
  • Structuring Issues in Takeovers and Schemes
  • ESOP
  • Tax Issues
  • Establishing a PE Fund
  • Distressed Buyouts
  • Key Issues in Structuring Options
  • Competition Law: Merger Clearance in Australia.

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