Companies with cutting-edge technology can receive lucrative acquisition offers from larger organizations, but this is by no means guaranteed, and many CEOs sell themselves short by jumping at initial offers.
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 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.
Asking "What if?" can bring clarity to M&A decisions that can be challenging with conflicting objectives.
The economy's resurgence has CEOs swimming in cash. The Great Recession changed how they're spending it.
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.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes seem more than ready to dig in and fight the government's charges.
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 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.
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.