John Flannery’s sudden ouster at GE after a mere 13 months on the job by a newly constituted board startled many peer CEOs, as well as analysts, investors and employees. When your company hits a bump in the road, will your board have your back—or back you right out the door?
Middle-market companies are some of the most sought—after assets, providing one of the best environments for M&A investors to create returns.
In America, we clean our teeth every six months and report our public company financials every three. Now, to root out short-term thinking in the C-Suite, President Trump has tweeted that what’s right for dentists is good for American business.
FairWarning CEO Kurt Long has founded three companies over the course of his career and has learned the importance of partnering with outside investors to help take them to the next level.
CohnReznick CEO Frank Longobardi believes there is a major shift happening in the accounting world—one where firms like his are making the shift from the role of service provider to trusted advisor.
Even if the market, the industry, and the economy are absolutely perfect for a merger, if two companies combine with three principles against them, it usually means failure. Here are the three principles.
Whether the AT&T-Time Warner merger will result in abject failure or a bellwether that will reshape and recombine the media and internet industries depends on how the consumer and other players in the game respond.
The IPO process takes many months from investment banker kick off to trading, but much of the hard work starts well before that.
Collaborating with a private equity firm may be a unique way to help executives realize business ownership, so long as they find the right partner.
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.