Professional Series Business
These are the same books you will find in law libraries, medical
reference rooms, MBA source books and other difficult to obtain
first published books.
- These titles will be dropped shipped from the publisher.
We have access to some titles 'pre-publication' before being
released to the schools and stores.
Valuation of Intellectual Property
and Intangible Assets, 3rd Edition
$170.00 US - 638 pages - #0471-362816 - by Russell L. Parr
While most books focus on appraisals, they fail to evaluate
the two most valuabale assets, technology and trademarks... this
book is designed to simplify the process of attaching a dollar
amount to intangible assets - be it for licensing, mergers and
acquisitions, loan collateral, or investment purposes.
Written in plain English - explains complex concepts and
formulas in easy-to-understand language
The appendices include investment rate of return requirements,
the Usea and Abuse of the Iowa Curve, Sample Patent Registration,
and Sample Copyright Registration.
Considered the foremost book on this issue, with expanded
coverage of several key topics, including market value and accounting
value, capitalization, licensing and royalty rates, domain name
valuation, embryonic technology valuation, and university technology
Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate
Restructurings, 2nd Edition
$75.00 US - 636 pages - #0471-316709 - by Patrick A. Gaughan
The world of mergers and corporate restructuring has undergone
dramatic change in the past several years. The highly leveraged,
bust-up deals of the 1980s have been replaced by more strategically
designed, less leveraged transactions. Today's deals feature
a wide variet of transactions thta span the full spectrum from
large megadeals to various forms of downsizing. while many of
the characteristics of the 1980s are still relevant, other newer
techniques have been developed and play a major role in today's
This edition takes a fresh look at mergers, acquisitions,
and other corporate restructuring practices now in use and describes
how they are currently being used to revitalized and supercharge
Workouts &Turnarounds II: Global
Restructuring Strategies for the Next Century
$95.00 US - 480 pages - #0471-246360 - by Price, Waterhouse
An excellent reference for professionals who need to gain
insights about the key issues involving workouts and turnarounds,
from 23 leading authroities in the field of workouts and turnarounds,
corporate restructuring and bankrupcy consulting.
Provides proven methods for determining the likelihood of
a turnaround in a distressed company, presneting decision factors
on whether to liquidate, restructure or sell.
Covers the benefits, perils and pitfillas of currently available
financing alternatives for troubled comanies.
Provides methods for accurately analyzing financial statements
filed with the SEC.
Shows techniques in managing in a crisis situation - the
perspective from the company and the creditors.
Includes thelegal and practical considerations of international
Contains case studies of turnarounds in progress.
Mergers and Acquisitions: Business
Strategies for Accountants, 2nd Edition
$125.00 US - 444 pages - Published June 15, 2000 - #0471-38187X
- by Joseph M. Morris -
Discusses major accounting standards, compliance, and tax
issues that are of a concern to accountants involved with mergers
The area of mergers and acquisitions exploded in 1998 to an
unprecedented level of $1.6trillion, a 76% increase over 1997
and continues to be a demanding professional area for accountants.
In addition to working with comples accounting requirements,
accountants find themselves in the middle of various business
aspects of merger and acquisition searches, preacquisition reviews,
due dilligence work, reviews of transaction structure and contracts,
monitoring compliance with contract terms, planning for and complying
with tax laws and regualtions, SEC and regulatory compliance,
auditing, postacquisiition transition and integration. This
book shows accountants how to achieve competence in the area
of M&A by describing the rules and regulations they must
Buying & Selling Businesses: Including
Forms, Formulas, & Industry Secrets
$87.95 US - 335 pages - #0471-243361 - by William W. Bustead
- SOLD OUT
Must reading for business sellers, buyers and the professionals
who serve them.
The secret of success in any business venture is in the details.
In Buying and Selling Businesses, a remarkably successful
business consultant supplies you with all the details you'll
need to expand your professional practice into this booming market.
Bill Bumstead covers everything from business valuation to closing
the deal and gives you lots of tips on marketing your services,
dealing with buyers and sellers, and avoiding the industry's
many pitfalls. This indispensable guide:
For anyone interested in buying and selling businesses, this
is the ultimate resource.
Cost of Capitol - Estimation and Applications
$69.95 - 226 pages - by Shannon Pratt
"This is a book that is likely to serve as the standard
reference on cost of capitol. It will join Shannon Pratt's set
of valuation books in providing the theoretical foundation and
practical procedures in valuation, capitol budgeting, and investment
decision making." Ibbotson Associates
"It's about time! The M&A, valuation, and finance
professions have needed this book for a long time... Pratt's
Cost of Capitol is a very good resource for dealmakers.
It is also a terrific learning tool for beginner appraisers and
a welcome refresher for the experienced valuataion practioner."
Phillips Hitchner Group
"Cost of Capital is written in the classic Pratt
style. That is, the book offers the types of comentaries and
observations that the reader would enjoy from a personal conversation
with Shannon Pratt. In Cost of Capital, Dr. Pratt has
made another significant contribution to the literature of finance."
"Shannon has succeeded in demystifying the complicated
cost of capital concept in a clear and concise way!" Apogee
"The most coherent book written on the cost of capital;
and a must-have for any serious business appraiser, the experienced
practitioner as well as the beginner." Ellin and Tucker