Finance

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.

Rewriting The Financial Playbook

Particularly in times of uncertainty, small and midsize company CEOs and CFOs should be examining new strategic approaches to working capital.

Is It Time To Look For Manufacturing Locations Beyond China?

For the last several decades, China has attracted production facilities across nearly every industrial sector. But as China’s cost advantages erode and trade tensions escalate, some may be having second thoughts.
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...

The Future of Finance

Ultimately, CFOs must wear two hats: one for stability and control of the enterprise and the other for enabling agility and profitability in future enterprise innovation.

College Hunks Hauling Junk Founder On Scaling The Company

College Hunks Hauling Junk dealt with a recession, not striking a deal on the first ever episode of Shark Tank and numerous challenging franchising relationships in the early days. Having moved past those encounters, President and Founder Nick Friedman says the company is now a position to thrive.

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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CEO Confidence Falls Again In May Amid COVID Crisis 

A survey of 300+ CEOs conducted in early May shows declining confidence in business conditions, even as economy reopens in many parts of the country and around the world. But there could be a silver lining. 
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