The Investment bank's role in mergers and acquisitions falls into one of either two buckets: seller representation or buyer representation (also called target representation and acquirer representation).
Jul 27 2014 11:18 PM
One of the main roles of investment banking in mergers and acquisitions is to establish fair value for the companies involved in the transaction.
Banks will also source deals by studying the market themselves and approaching companies with their own strategic ideas.
One of the main roles investment banks play is to introduce new securities to market in order to finance M&A activity.