Do you want an overview of the mergers and acquisitions process? Don’t want to be overwhelmed with too much detail? If so, then this article is for you.
There are many free online materials that try to squeeze in too much information about the process of buying or selling a business. Our experience tells us that when clients are overwhelmed with information about the different stages of an M&A, they “miss the wood for the trees.” Yes, we know that the M&A process can be complicated. We also recognize that it varies a lot and has a lot of moving parts. But there are a number of steps that are usually common in most deals. Here is our cheat sheet diagram to help you understand the big picture:
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