Carefully review the Company Profile and Due Diligence Guidelines. You will supp

Carefully review the Company Profile and Due Diligence Guidelines. You will support your findings and recommendations with evidence from at least four scholarly and/or professional sources in addition to the required annual reports for your chosen acquiring and target companies. Be sure to include any links to professional websites used as references or to access company information.In this assignment, you will develop general and financial information for a chosen acquiring company and target company for a merger and/or acquisition. The companies you choose for the acquiring and target companies must fall within the predetermined parameters set forth in the Company Profile and Due Diligence Guidelines.Research, locate, and review annual reports for several companies that fall within the parameters provided, and select both an acquiring and target company for your Week 6 Valuation Plan. (Consider using one of the companies you studied while reviewing previous mergers and acquisitions completed within the last 10 years.) Once you have identified both entities, you will generate company profiles for both the selected acquiring company and the selected target company, including the general and financial information outlined below.General InformationProvide the exact corporate names of the acquiring and target companies.
Provide a brief history of the acquiring and target companies from the companies’ published materials.
Create a brief description of the companies’ current products and/or services.
Provide the date and state of incorporation as well as the states in which the companies are qualified to do business.
Financial InformationSummarize the acquiring and target companies’ financial statements for the last three years, highlighting the strengths and weaknesses.
Summarize the acquiring and target companies’ working capital positions for the last three years, including normal requirements based on trade practices.
Explain the Terms of Acquisition.Analyze strategic alternatives to mergers and acquisitions activity and explain the reasons for purchase and sale based upon your chosen companies. (Some guiding questions to ask are the following: Are we to acquire or be acquired, and how do we posture ourselves accordingly? What are the reasons for merging?)
Explain the price to be paid for the target company.
Describe the terms of payment between the two companies.
Explain the financing from the perspective of the acquiring company.
Explain how the brokerage fees will be handled and the integration of the investment banker into the process.
Explain how consultants will assist with tax considerations for both companies.
Recommend and explain several tax due diligence models (valuation) or strategies that could be used, including consequences and any necessary mitigations of tax riskThe acquistion to use is the AT&T Acquisition of Time Warner.
Must be five to seven double-spaced pages in length (not including references pages). Also please note that the paper should be 20% or less for originality score, includes an introduction paragraph which will state the purpose for the report and the recommendations for action should be stated. The paper should also include an executive summary which will include a concise summary of the business report. Essentially, this section should (a) restate the purpose of the report, (b) highlight the major points of the report, and (c) describe any results, conclusions, or recommendations from the report. The paper should also have titles for all the posts requested in the response and a conclusion. Lastly, please use at least 3 scholarly and or academically journal as resources.
Requirements: 5-7 pages

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