This guideline identifies key intellectual property (IP) rights and comments on how such rights should be considered in the context of M&A transaction and contractual protections. It also addresses IP transfer and integration.
Valuation is critical within deals and a key part of the decision-making process. This guideline seeks to shed light on emerging valuation issues that practitioners will encounter on deals involving businesses in pre-, during- and post-deal environments.
This 2nd edition is a practical guide to financial modelling in a corporate finance transaction context. That rider is important. The guide is aimed at corporate financiers and modellers who need to prepare, use or review financial models for deals; it is not aimed at financial modellers who need to develop their understanding of corporate finance.