Denzil Rankine

Executive Chairman

Denzil Rankine is the executive chairman of AMR International, which he founded in 1991. His experience spans 30 years of advising companies on strategic development and acquisition throughout the world. This work has taken him to 35 countries.

In his early career Denzil supported industrial products companies on their international growth strategies with a strong focus on the US. Over the past two decades he has been working increasingly with companies in business media, information and technology. In addition to strategic development work for major groups, Denzil has been involved in some of the most significant deals in these sectors, as well as many dozens of smaller transactions.

Denzil is a regular speaker at industry conferences and he is also the author of six M&A related books:

  • Acquisition Essentials, second edition
  • Acquisition Essentials, FT Prentice Hall, London (2005)
  • Due diligence – definitive steps to successful business combinations, FT Prentice Hall, London (2003)
  • Why Acquisitions Fail, FT Prentice Hall, London (2001)
  • Commercial Due Diligence – A guide to reducing risk in acquisitions, Financial Times, London (1999)
  • A Practical Guide To Acquisitions, Wiley, London (1997)