Professor Chris Droussiotis, C.H.E., M.B.A
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I co-authored this new publication that
is just out: Mergers & Acquisitions - A Practitioner's Guide to Successful Deals
13 professors got together last year and
each wrote one chapter based on their expertise. I wrote chapter 11 "Leveraged Buyouts (LBOs): The Financial Engineeing
of Transactions and Evolution of LBOS". The chief editor and author is Dr. Harvey Poniachec, my long life mentor and
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The survival and prosperity of any corporation over the long term depend on the company's ability to grow
and develop through a process of investment, restructuring, and redeployment. Since the late 19th century, mergers and acquisitions
(M&As) have become an essential vehicle for corporate change, fuelled by synergies that could arise from expansion of
sales and earnings, reduction in cost, and lower taxes and cost of capital.
transactions, however, are complex and risky and are affected by the state business cycle, financial conditions, regulations,
and technology. Approximately two-thirds of all M&A deals fail. This book seeks to provide an effective and comprehensive
framework, predominantly embedded in corporate finance, for achieving greater success. Written by academics and practitioners,
it integrates business strategies with formal analysis relating to M&A deal making, providing a coherent statement on
M&A by utilizing scholarly work with best practices by industry.
authors provide extensive analytical review and applications of the following critical M&A issues: valuation, leveraged
buyouts, payment methods and their implications, tax issues, corporate governance, and the regulatory environment, including
antitrust in M&A. The book globalizes the M&A model by extending it to cross-border business, risk and select hedging
methods, and addresses postmerger integration.
This book is intended as a reading text for a course in M&A for undergraduates and
MBA programs, and for practitioners as a handbook.
Chapter: Leveraged Buyouts (LBOs): The Financial Engineering of Transactions and Evolution
of LBOs (Chris
New Text Book Publication: Sole
Author, (expected to launch September 2019): "The Analytical Approach to Investments, Finance
and Credit" - Comprehensive Spreadsheet Analytics on the Equity, Debt and Derivative Markets; Financial, Credit,
Investments and Valuation Analysis; Portfolio Management - 4 Parts, 22 Chapters Auhtor: Chris Droussiotis, MBA, C.H.E.
, Preliminary Edition Cognella Publication Company (ISBN 978-1-5165-4911-5), https://cognella.com
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