Mergers & Acquisitions

Increasing The Odds Of Success In A Merger

Both parties involved in a merger or acquisition should have a solid understanding of their individual cultures and the strengths (or weaknesses) they bring to the table.

Intive CEO Ludovic Gaudé On Why Culture Is The Key To M&A Success

Intive CEO Ludovic Gaudé talks about why CEOs should focus on company culture when weighing acquisitions, and the red flags to look out for when doing due diligence on a potential acquisition.

The Key Question When Targeting Acquisitions: ‘What If?’

Asking "What if?" can bring clarity to M&A decisions that can be challenging with conflicting objectives.

Spooked: How CEOs Are Handling Their Cash Differently

The economy's resurgence has CEOs swimming in cash. The Great Recession changed how they're spending it.

The Secret To Truly Successful M&A

Thomas van der Meulen's best advice for a winning acquisition: Keep an open mind and pay as much attention to culture as the numbers.

Sonnenfeld: AT&T, Time Warner CEOs Ready For A Fight

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes seem more than ready to dig in and fight the government's charges.

How Voya Achieved 100% Growth After Spin-Off

Leading a spin-off can be like running a new company. While the operations end may seem as simple as breaking off a division, the C-suite must often create an entirely new brand and face mountains of legal work.

ANGI Homeservices CEO on Bringing a New Brand to Life

ANGI Homeservices Inc. officially launched yesterday, and for CEO Chris Terrill it was a busy summer bringing his company HomeAdvisor and new acquisition Angie's List together to create the new, publicly-traded brand.

The 5 Stages of ‘Letting Go’ for Founding CEOs Who Sell

When a company is acquired by a larger organization and the founder-CEO stays on in some type of “earn out” or employment contract capacity, there are generally 5 emotional stages he or she goes through.

Marc Lore’s Trick for Keeping Execs Fired Up After Acquisitions

The Walmart.com CEO says giving acquirees room to do there own thing, while tempting, is a big no no.
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