“An impressive detailed overview of all aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions. Numerous recent case studies and examples convince the reader that all the material is very relevant in today’s business environment.”
Theo Vermaelen, Professor of Finance, Insead
“The combination of great writing and active case learning make this book the best I have seen in the M&A and restructuring arena.”
Matthew T. Billett, Associate Professor of Finance,Henry B Tippie Research Fellow, University of Iowa
“This new edition is one of the most comprehensive books on mergers and acquisitions….The chapter on restructuring under bankruptcy and liquidation both inside and outside the protection of bankruptcy court is timely and most useful in light of today’s economic crisis. Overall, this is an excellent book on mergers, acquisitions, and corporate restructuring activities.”
Tao-Hsien Dolly King, Rush S. Dickson Professor of Finance, Associate Professor, Department of Finance, The Belk College of Business, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
“. . . the book provides a plethora of real world examples which will go a long way in making the subject easy, stimulating, and interesting to both the academicians and practioners alike.”
Donepudi Prasad, ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad, India
“This text has become, and will increasingly become, the definitive comprehensive and thorough text reference on the subject.”
Jeffrey V Ramsbottom PhD, Visiting Professor China Europe International Business School, Shanghai
“In short, the ideal textbook for any M&A graduate course.”
Luc Renneboog, Professor of Corporate Finance, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Dr. Donald DePamphilis explains the real world of mergers, acquisitions, and restructuring based on his academic knowledge and personal experiences with over 30 such deals himself. Completely updated to reflect the market crisis, the fifth edition provides additional coverage of bankruptcy and reorganizations. This book also contains a Student Resource CDROM with interactive practice tests, chapter outlines, and selected case study solutions. The On-line Instructor's Manual is completely updated as well including a test bank with hundreds questions and answers, lecture slides, and many other instructor resources. This book is intended for undergraduate and graduate students in mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, management, and entrepreneurship courses, but is also of interest to finance professionals.
Donald DePamphilis is Clinical Professor of Finance at the College of Business Administration at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California.