DeSouza, Glenn
January 1986
FE: The Magazine for Financial Executives;Jan1986, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p22
Trade Publication
Discusses a strategic search and audit approach to acquisitions. Causes of acquisition problems; Shortfalls of using short-term financial record as a basis for buying a business; Financial analysis of an acquisition candidate; Management models for realizing the true potential of an acquisition candidate.


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