Mergers and Aquisitions
Planning and Action
Edited by G. Richard Young
Routledge – 2003 – 230 pages
Thoroughly discussing the problems of uniting two independent companies (problems which are commonly underestimated), this book covers a wide range of subjects such as: laws and regulations governing mergers; consideration of financial and material resources; tax views; research and development prospects, as well as the matching and augmenting of skills and equipment of both companies and the adjustments to be made to stock-holders and servicers.
The issues of morale, retaining trained personnel, and the rearrangement of employee benefits and pensions are also examined.
Check lists, tabulated examples, a hypothetical case history and a comprehensive bibliography made up the extensive appendices.