Mergers & Acquisitions

Creating A Company Whose Whole Is Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts

Does your growth strategy involve heavy acquisition or consolidating existing businesses into one entity? CEO Joe Moscato shares tips for successful execution.

Let The Seller Beware

Selling a business is never simple. But it's far more complicated and stressful when the seller is less than fully prepared.
Adam Aron, CEO AMC Entertainment

Chief Executive Roundtable: Culture Is The Key to Making Mergers Work

Whether the goal is to find a perfect complement to a product portfolio, eliminate key competition or realize scores of synergies, proposed mergers begin...

Compensation Programs After The Merger: Optimize Rather Than Harmonize

CEOs should see M&A as an opportunity to use compensation as a vehicle to drive business and leadership strategies of the new combined entity.

Let’s Make A “Deal Tax”

They call it the “deal tax”: When a public company announces a merger or acquisition, it is greeted with one, two or half a dozen lawsuits, sometimes drafted and filed within hours of the announcement.

5 New Communication Rules For M&A To Retain Talent

Here are five new “rules” to communicate better during M&A or other change that will help you retain talent and thus preserve the integrity of the deal. If you are planning transformation or change other than M&A, these same rules can be applied.

How To Sell Your Company In Five Steps

By creating an organized work environment, tracking your revenue accurately, negotiating fairly, and preparing yourself for the next stage in your professional life, you’ll set up your sale for success and find the right buyer who recognizes your brand’s value.

Bad Negotiations Shouldn’t Sink Your Business Relationships

Companies can and do fail for any number of reasons.  Failure based on ineffective relationships due to poor communications and ineffective negotiation is completely avoidable.

Growth Through Acquisition: A Strategic Plan Rendering Winning Results

With a strategy as aggressive and risky as acquisition, there are many fundamentals that have to be put into place and operating smoothly for success. Here's one CEO's experience.

CEOs in CPG Understand How Tough Small Acquisitions Can Be

Look no further than the bombshell earnings disappointment from Kraft Heinz for confirmation of how important it is for CEOs to get “big-to-small” strategies right.
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A survey of 300+ CEOs conducted in early May shows declining confidence in business conditions, even as economy reopens in many parts of the country and around the world. But there could be a silver lining. 
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