© 2007

The Concise Guide to Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures

Business, Legal, Finance, Accounting, Tax and Process Aspects

  • Authors

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Robert L. Brown
    Pages 1-27
  3. Robert L. Brown
    Pages 29-55
  4. Robert L. Brown
    Pages 57-83
  5. Robert L. Brown
    Pages 85-115
  6. Robert L. Brown
    Pages 117-131
  7. Tax
    Richard Westin
    Pages 133-170
  8. Robert L. Brown
    Pages 171-201
  9. Robert L. Brown
    Pages 203-211
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 213-229

About this book


This is the first single-volume desktop reference on mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures to cover all important aspects at once, including business, legal, finance, accounting, tax, and process issues. The author writes in an engaging, accessible style that will appeal to professionals and students alike.


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About the authors

ROBERT L. BROWN is an attorney and member of the Corporate and Commercial Practice Group at the law firm of Greenbaum, Doll, and McDonald, PLLC. He is the Antitrust Team Chair and China Team Chair. Robert has worked closely with international companies as an investment banker and attorney, serving both in-house and as an outside advisor. Robert has taught law and economics courses at the law schools of the University of San Francisco and University of California Berkeley, as well as business and economic courses at the school of business of Bellarmine University.

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"Dr. Robert Brown provides an in-depth analysis of the most recent events affecting corporate M & A challenges. This book should be required reading for upper management, M & A associates, and business students." - Ken Dicken, CEO, Global Entertainment Enterprises"In this easy-to-readreference, Robert L. Brown offers insights into the human side of the transaction, and providespractical solutions to pre-empt, as much as possible, problems which might otherwise blindside business teams. This is an extraordinary resource for business decision-makers." - Joe Sostarich, Founder, MedX12