TITLE

Acquisition Pricing In a Soft Economy

AUTHOR(S)
Spilka, George
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Gases & Welding Distributor;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the impact of economic conditions on timing and pricing of middle market acquisitions in the U.S. Five key points for obtaining a fully-priced deal during an economic downturn; Real factors affecting real prices; Transaction price based on the expected incremental future earnings produced by the combination of the two companies.
ACCESSION #
7254102

 

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