Read the assigned article “What Should You Expect From a Merger Advisor?”
In a 750-1,000-word essay compare and contrast advisor characteristics important to a firm that is seeking a target to acquire versus advisor characteristics important to a firm that is an acquisition target. Present specific details from the reading and critically elaborate and defend your points using personal experience.
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What should you expect from a merger advisor? Authors: Holliday, Karen Kahler Source: ABA Banking Journal.? Dec2006, Vol. 98 Issue 12, p42-47. 4p. 2 Charts. Document Type: Article Subject Terms: *?Bank mergers *?Investment advisors *S? trategic alliances (Business) *C? onsolidation & merger of corporations *?MANAGEMENT *?Investment analysis Investment banking NAICS/Industry Codes: 522110 ? Commercial Banking 522190 ? Other Depository Credit Intermediation 522120 ? Savings Institutions 522111 ? Personal and commercial banking industry 523920 ? Portfolio Management 523930? Investment Advice 523110? Investment Banking and Securities Dealing Abstract: The article evaluates the important role played by mergers and acquisitions advisors in ensuring that both parties are satisfied with the merger. Quoting merger experts, the article focuses on the abilities of the advisors to provide efficiency and value in negotiating the details while avoiding the pitfalls. The article mentions that banks must have confidence in their advisors and knowledge that everything was done to secure the best deal. Full Text Word Count: 2155 ISSN: 0194-5947 Accession Number: 23430321 Choose Language???????/?????????????????? ????/???????????/??????/????anglictina/ceštinaEngelsk/danskEngels/NederlandsAnglais/FrançaisEnglisch/Deutsch???????/????????English/Hausa?????/???????