What I Learned as an M&A Evaluator Share this Flipbook Twitter Email LinkedIn Every evaluation is unique, but there are some common themes. Because of the low probability of closing a deal, you should first focus your effort toward terminating the evaluation early. There are many shortcuts that may be taken early in the evaluation, but make sure the shortcuts will not lead to a false conclusion. In this eBook, Randy Freeborn shares a few shortcuts learned over 12 years as an M&A evaluator for a large US based E&P company that grew through acquisitions. Topics covered in this paper include: Asset acquiring goals Sources of information Reserves categories and reports Forecasts from groups of wells Individual well forecasts And more!