Mergers & Acquisitions

CEOs with Angel Wings

What’s behind the allure of investing in startups? (Hint: It’s not always about the money.)

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 pick up a few...

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.

You’re Married, Now What?

Key Takeaways Set a tone of respect for the target, its legacy and people. Identify, understand and overcome issues related to personal chemistry and...

How to Evaluate Legal Risk in Acquisitions

Litigation does not have to be an uncontrollable factor in the valuation of any business. By properly evaluating the potential for materiality and future litigation, and the connection between the litigation and the business plan, investors can make informed decisions, with a full understanding of the legal risk associated with a potential company.
M&A Success Report

M&A Takeaways

While many expected the global recession to be a challenging time for deal-making, a recent study by KPMG reports the reverse.

The Private M&A

Limited research has not yet suitably explained why private companies would sell under disadvantageous terms. Among existing empirical studies, some fail to provide adequate support to explain the phenomenon, while others suggest there is more to the problem.

What M&A Banker Would Rather I Not Write


Methods that manipulate CEOs to pay more
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