Global M&A jargon app launched.

Author:Heffes, Ellen M.
Position:M&A - Brief article

A new Global M&A jargon app, Book of Jargon--Global Mergers & Acquisitions--has been launched by law firm Latham & Watkins LLP that includes a glossary of more than 1,500 legal and regulatory terms that make up the code of the corporate mergers and acquisitions and private equity communities around the world.

Available as a free download from, it can be used on Apple's iPhone, iPod and iPad devices.

From everyday deal terms to esoteric phrases such as "frustrating action" and "Texas shoot-out clause," the app is a comprehensive interactive glossary of M&A jargon, including acronyms regularly used to describe key...

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