The Insider's Guide to Buying Your Own Company


Authors: Rick Rickertsen, Robert E. Gunther
Pub Date: April 2001
Print Edition: $19.95
Print ISBN: 9780814431719
Page Count: 400
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814425732

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Table of Contents



1. The American Management Dream

2. No Guts, No Glory

3. Avoiding Deal Hell

4. Find or Create Your Opportunity

5. Strategy for the Business

6. The Deal with the Seller

7. Show Me the Money

8. What’s in It for You?

9. Preparing for the Ground War

10. Riding the Tiger

Appendices: The Buyout Toolkit

Appendix A: Management Term Sheet and Summary of Understanding

Appendix B: Letter of Intent with Seller

Appendix C: Bank Commitment Letter

Appendix D: Confidentiality Agreement

Appendix E: Executive Reference Check Form

Appendix F: Working Group List

Appendix G: Time and Responsibility Schedule

Appendix H: Due Diligence Check List

Appendix I: Directory of Private Equity Investment Firms

Appendix J: Directory of Debt Financing Sources

Appendix K: The Financial Model--A More Detailed Look


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