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The M&A Market Is Heating Up. Is the Time Right to Make a Move?

The M&A market is going to be hot this summer. That means that as the velocity of spending increases, small to mid-sized business valuations across the nation will increase as well. For CEOs looking to strengthen core competencies through acquisition or divest non-core capabilities, the timing might be right to make such growth-related decisions.

Rick Andrade Mergers & Acquisitions July 3 2014

Now Is the Time to Score That Perfect M&A Deal

Activity in the M&A market is picking up speed and generating a lot of buzz. So if your firm is seeking a specialty acquisition to shore up or grow a specific area of your business, now may be the best time to make that strategic purchase.

Lynn Russo Whylly Mergers & Acquisitions May 23 2014

CEOs, Should You Buy a Sports Team?

Over the past decade, owners who have sold teams saw their val- ues increase by between 7 and 11 percent annually, depending on the league, according to Scott Milleisen, head of JPMorgan Chase’s Private Bank Sports Finance Unit. Much of the growth resulted from richer media-rights agreements in recent years, he adds.

George Nicholas Financing/Investing/Startups , Mergers & Acquisitions , Other Luxury May 21 2014

Why CEOs Buy Sports Teams and What They Do With Them

Some CEOs buy a team to fulfill a life-long fantasy. Others do it to run a different kind of business. Some want to bring a team to their city and others to keep one from moving away. Meet some of the business chiefs who have become team owners.

George Nicholas Financing/Investing/Startups , Mergers & Acquisitions , Other Luxury May 20 2014

Beyond Vision Statements: Three Steps to Successful Post-Merger Culture Integration

Despite the mountain of data that shows that cultural missteps often derail mergers many leaders seem more intent on getting a deal done versus getting it done right. Here are three proven steps that help CEOs secure a better outcome.

Gerald Adolph Leadership & Strategy , Mergers & Acquisitions November 10 2013

M&A Takeaways for Mid-Size Companies

Just because a company is smaller than an M&A-eating behemoth the size of Procter & Gamble doesn’t mean it can’t [...]

Russ Banham Corporate Finance , Mergers & Acquisitions April 16 2012
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Adding Up the Numbers: How to Measure M&A Success

How does one define M&A success? Chief Executive reached out to two respected corporate performance consultancies—EVA Dimensions and Applied Finance Group—and put the question to them.

Russ Banham Corporate Finance , Mergers & Acquisitions April 16 2012

4 Secrets of Great Deal Makers: Making the Most of M&A Deals

What is it that separates winners from losers in M&A transactions? To get a grip on the answer, Chief Executive turned to some of the world’s top dealmakers.

Russ Banham Corporate Finance , Mergers & Acquisitions April 16 2012

M&A: Adding Up the Numbers

How does one define M&A success? Chief Executive reached out to two respected corporate performance consultancies—EVA Dimensions and Applied Finance Group—and put the question to them.

Russ Banham Corporate Finance , Mergers & Acquisitions April 16 2012

Making the Most of M&A Deals

What is it that separates winners from losers in M&A transactions? To get a grip on the answer, Chief Executive turned to some of the world’s top dealmakers.

Russ Banham Corporate Finance , Mergers & Acquisitions April 16 2012

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