When I received an email about the new edition of Mergers & Acquisitions for Dummies, I didn't take it personally.
I mean, they send these out to a lot of people. This one probably wasn't targeted at me directly.
(At least that's what I told myself.)
There's a lot of good info in the second edition of the book by financial market veteran Bill Snow. This one comes 12 years after the first, and, as Snow writes in the introduction, the M&A industry "has seen some changes, and its attendant terms, processes and nomenclature have evolved" since the first edition debuted in 2010.
Here are some of the highlights of the new edition that stood out to me as someone who's been covering plastics M&A for many years: