In the fifth edition of this well-known text, Dr. DePamphilis explains the real world of mergers, acquisitions, and restructuring based on his academic knowledge and personal experiences with over 30 such deals himself. The CDROM and password-protected website for students is unique in enabling students to download and customize content. Important enhancements unique to the fifth edition: all 99 cases involve real-life deals made or announced within the last five years, extensive discussions of all current valuation techniques and their strengths and weaknesses, cross-border transactions analyzed and explained in detail, tax and legal issues covered comprehensively. Student Resource CDROM contains with hundreds of practice problems in interactive tests providing immediate feedback and solutions, chapter outlines, and selected case study solutions. Complete on-line instructor's manual completely updated as well including test bank with hundreds of questions not provided to students, in multiple choice, true false and essay format and all with answers, case study questions and solutions, ppt slides for each lecture, and many other instructor resources. Instructors can load the test bank into their institutions LMS for randomized and scoring tests.
Focuses on the REAL WORLD, not just theory. The 99 case studies span every industry and dozens of countries and show how deals are done rather than just the theory behind them. All cases fully updated for this edition. Cases all involve transactions that have occurred or been announced within the past 3-5 years. All cases have questions and problems and solutions for the instructors on protected website.
Dozens of excel-based models of valuation, cash flows and other key financial aspects of M&A decisionmaking are provided on the Student Resources CDROM. These are all interactive and can be downloaded and customized by the students or within the context of practice cases and tests with instructor provided data. The Interactive Learning Library puts the learning tools into the students hands to they can learn in their way on their time.
Extensive updating and enhanced content provided on reorganization, bankruptcy, and liquidation issues both inside and outside of bankruptcy court