best pracice for mergers and acquisitions

For each of the
identified best practices and/or practical approaches, include the
following elements:
Analyze the option you chose and explain how this practice or
approach allows you to determine the maximum price valuation that should
be paid for a target company.
Explain how this practice or approach assists in the mitigation of
the principal areas of risk, including tax consequences, undervaluation
of purchase price, overvaluation of purchase price, etc.
Explain how this practice or approach allows you to determine the best way to finance the acquisition.
Your initial post must be a minimum of 200 words.