Describe the acquirer company and the target company with brief introductions on both companies.
How much is the total value of the deal for your case?
Mindset of both parties
Is your case a friendly or hostile merger/acquisition? and why?
Method of payment
What is the payment method for your case?
Is it cash (with its amount), stock (with the exchange ratio), or mix?
Type of merger/acquisition
Which type of merger/acquisition is your case?
Is it a vertical, horizontal, or conglomerate merger? and why?
What motives of merger/acquisition for your case?
Is it creating value, cross-border mergers, dubious motivations? and why?
Industrial life cycle stage
Which industry life cycle stage for the acquirer in your case?
Is it pioneering development, rapid growth, mature growth, stabilization, or deceleration of growth? and why?
Is there any regulatory issue on your merger/acquisition?
Describe the legal issues of your M&amp;amp;A case.
Does it have any pre- or post-offer takeover defenses on your case?
Brief conclusion on your case