Mergers Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions for Dummies by Bill Snow

Books Reviews


This first edition of Bill Snow’s “Mergers and Acquisitions for Dummies” provides invaluable knowledge for business owners and executives who are considering growing their business’ value by either merging itself with other companies or acquiring it. The information contained within these pages also provides tips and suggestions for business owners who have considered selling a part of their company (or its entirety). “Mergers and Acquisitions” is also a great guide for students interested in getting into the M&A industry. 

Presented in a straightforward and comprehensive format, “Mergers and Acquisitions” provides an in-depth perspective on how an M&A can affect the company, whether long-term or short. 

M&A can be an extremely risky move for business owners – especially if they don’t know where to start. Thankfully, with expertly written information and advice built upon Bill Snow’s expertise, “Mergers and Acquisitions” additionally provides readers suggestions on how to identify and contact potential M&A targets, drafting purchase agreements, performing due diligence, and integrating employees after a successful merger deal closes. 

About the Author

Bill Snow is the go-to guy for anything on mergers and acquisitions. He has taken on leadership roles in public companies, venture-backed dot-coms, and angel-funded startups. He has been an adviser for corporate development, dispensing his insight and perspective for the needs of the business and its owners who aim to generate values by selling or acquiring other companies.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  1. Part 1: Mergers & Acquisitions 101
    1. Chapter One: The Building Blocks of Mergers and Acquisitions
    2. Getting Ready to Buy or Sell a Company
    3. Previewing the Generally Accepted M&A Process