Mergers & Acquisitions

The Pandemic’s Impact On M&A—And What Will Happen Next

Deal volume has plummeted in recent days, but that is likely to change. CEOs who are alert for the opportunities stand to benefit the most.

Selling Your Business Is About More Than Price

As M&A picks up and buyers hunt for deals, you may be on the receiving end of some tempting offers. Choose wisely.

Navigating M&A In The Covid-19 Era

Companies that pursue M&A during uncertain times outperform those that do not, according to the data. Here's how to proceed in the "never normal."

In M&A, What You Don’t Know, Can Hurt You

When making an acquisition, you only get one chance to find the flaws in your new mate. After that, you bear the brunt of what you missed.

How To Increase The Odds Of M&A Success

The issues that cause deals to fail can be mitigated with a proactive talent strategy that includes predictive analytics and a comprehensive communication strategy.

Secret to Successful M&A: Engineering Chemical Reactions

Baking a cake requires a series of chemical reactions that transform individual ingredients into a cohesive product. Pulling off a successful merger requires no less.

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.
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