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Buying a company in trouble : a practical guide

Author: Ian E Walker
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Gower, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In many troubled companies there is a possibility that a good core business exists which could be profitable in other hands, always provided the price is right. This book has been written to mitigate the hazards and risks involved in the acquisition process; to assist those directors, managers or individuals who are planning to buy a troubled company, perhaps for the first time, and where the proposed target is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian E Walker
ISBN: 0566072890 9780566072895
OCLC Number: 27172194
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 134 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Why buy a company in trouble?; recognizing a company in trouble; what are the various types of insolvency?; should I buy before or after an insolvency?; who should advise me?; should I do an investigation?; the detailed investigation; what about assets that do not belong to the company?; what about the employees?; what other matters should I consider?; negotiating the offer; should I sign the contract?; the aftermath. Appendices: investigation checklist; proforma statement of estimated financial position.
Responsibility: Ian E. Walker.
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