Written by a veteran MA&S auditor, it provides important tips and techniques for understanding the MA&S process and discusses the most effective ways for practitioners to maximize the value they add to the process from the earliest planning stages to the final reviews after a transaction is complete.
The book explains the role that internal auditors play in the process through the use of various case studies and focuses on how internal audit management — especially chief audit executives — can be more effective when it comes to strategic decision-making regarding proposed MA&S transactions.
In addition to discussing the various challenges that can emerge during the process of conducting an MA&S transaction, the book:
- Explains key concepts, international best practices, and controls for each step of MA&S processes.
- Provides guidance on topics such as due diligence, business valuation, and risks associated with MA&S transactions.
- Includes practical examples, sample calculations, and checklists.