Today, international acquisitions are more attractive to potential investors than in years past. Investors are compelled to put their money to work, which creates big competition for a limited pool of investments. As a result, even modestly attractive overseas companies are fetching premium valuations. While overseas acquisitions may seem costly due to many factors, the lower buyer competition in selected markets could help to keep the purchase price low and compensate for higher transaction costs.
In his Business Journals network article, Closing an International Acquisition, Mike Ella, CPA, CA, offers several tips for M&A professionals seeking potential overseas acquisitions.
From integrating time management strategies and language/communication techniques to building a winning advisory team and more, Mike’s tips can help even seasoned M&A professionals make better use of their time and resources in this highly competitive and potentially lucrative arena.