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  1. What content does a letter intent have to have?

  2. What is the difference between a letter of intent and a memorandum of understanding?

  3. How can a company resist a hostile takeover?

  4. How does a letter of intent work in the context of mergers and acquisitions?

  5. What happens to the shares of a company that has been the object of a hostile takeover?

  6. What are some roles of an investment bank?

  7. Why should investors pay attention to a corporation's selling, general and administrative ...

  8. Why should I be looking at small cap stocks as a potential investment?

  9. How can investors influence the c-suite?

  10. What does a merger or acquisition mean for the target company's employees?

  11. What is the best reason to pursue a backward integration?

  12. Is backward integration the same thing as vertical integration?

  13. How are leveraged buyouts financed?

  14. What's the difference between a merger and a hostile takeover?

  15. What's the difference between a merger and an acquisition?

  16. How does a merger affect the customer?

  17. What can cause a merger or acquisition deal to fail?

  18. How does a merger affect the shareholders?

  19. What can a business do to prevent a merger?

  20. What can shareholders vote on?

  21. What is the difference between a poison pill defense and a suicide pill defense?

  22. What is the difference between a "flip-in" and "flip-over" poison pill?

  23. What are some examples of cash flow from operating activities?

  24. How do spinoffs impact investors in the both the parent and subsidiary companies?

  25. When consolidating financials, how do you calculate Enterprise Value in cases that ...

  26. What responsibilities does a company take on after an acquisition?

  27. Are acquisitions only for large companies?

  28. How do I evaluate whether a company is a good acquisition candidate?

  29. What is the relationship between minority interest discount and fair market value?

  30. What are some ways of financing an acquisition?

  31. Why would a company want to do an acquisition of another company?

  32. What was the largest company Warren Buffett ever bought through Berkshire Hathaway?

  33. What is the difference between a merger and an acquisition?

  34. What is a roll-up merger and why does it occur?

  35. What is the Pac-Man defense?

  36. If a company undergoes an acquisition can an employee withdraw 401(k) funds tax free?

  37. What is a tuck-in acquisition?

  38. A cash buyout agreement has been announced for a stock I own, but why isn't my stock ...

  39. Which two companies underwent the biggest corporate merger of the 1990s?

  40. What is the significance of a Schedule 13D?

  41. What is the difference between an acquisition and a takeover?

  42. Why would a company do a reverse merger instead of an IPO?

  43. What are the penalties for withdrawing from my Traditional IRA less than a year after ...

  44. What business processes were used to establish the Chevrolet motor company?

  45. What is a stock-for-stock merger and how does this corporate action affect existing ...

  46. What is a back door listing?

  47. What happens to my call options if the underlying company is bought out?

  48. How long does it take for a merger to go through?

  49. What are pro forma earnings?

  50. What happens to the stock prices of two companies involved in an acquisition?

  51. What is a typical day in the life of someone in M&A? How long does a project last?

  52. What is a staggered board?

  53. When is a takeover bid legally canceled?

  54. What does the 'FIG' at an investment bank refer to?

  55. What is the difference between a merger and a takeover?

  56. What does the term "stock-for-stock" mean?

  57. If I reject the tender offer for acquisition of the stock that I own in a company ...

  58. In M&A how does an all-stock or all-cash deal affect the equity of the buying company?

  59. How do companies use the Pac-Man defense?

  60. How do businesses decide whether to do FDI via green field investments or acquisitions?

  61. Why would a multinational corporation conduct a vertical foreign direct investment?

  62. What is a blank-check company?

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