6 Tips about Acquisitions

In the acquisition arena, restructuring has been raised to an art form: Managements now frequently use mergers to dishonestly rearrange the value of...
The sad fact is that most major acquisitions display an egregious imbalance: They are a bonanza for the shareholders of the acquiree; they increase...
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Why potential buyers even look at projections prepared by sellers baffles me. Charlie and I never give them a glance, but instead keep in mind the...
Of all our activities at Berkshire, the most exhilarating for Charlie Munger and me is the acquisition of a business with excellent economic...
Be wary of large acquisitions. Many acquisitions are done by CEOs to feed their egos rather than to maximize shareholder value, and are encouraged by...
I will tell you a secret: Dealmaking beats working. Dealmaking is exciting and fun, and working is grubby. Running anything is primarily an enormous...