Finance

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.

SEC Pushes Back On Power of Proxy Advisors

In a move seen to be the first in a series of steps to curtail the power of proxy advisory firms, the SEC today reiterated its stance that providing advice on voting is “solicitation” under federal law and will be governed by stringent anti-fraud rules.

Let’s Make A “Deal Tax”

They call it the “deal tax”: When a public company announces a merger or acquisition, it is greeted with one, two or half a dozen lawsuits, sometimes drafted and filed within hours of the announcement.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

Covid-19 Spikes CEO Involvement In Spending Decisions, New Study Finds

Investments carrying greater risk and increased scrutiny from board members and other stakeholders are both contributing factors.
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Best and Worst States For Business

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CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.