Mergers & Acquisitions

Former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini on the CVS Deal, Yoga and Employee Wellness

Chief Executive got a chance to sit down and talk with former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini on how CEOs can improve the cost of care and employee wellness at their own companies, how he got into yoga, why the CVS deal was the right move for Aetna and more.

Building Company Value To Prepare It For Sale

Here's a look into a process for building value into companies and the role of a turnaround specialist in asset recovery and valuation preservation for troubled companies.

Three Ways To Break Up With Your Business Partner

Ending a business partnership doesn’t have to be messy. If both parties are communicating and the reason for the separation is clear, there’s no reason why you can’t continue to provide value to each other throughout the transition.

Three M&A Alternatives For Accelerating Your Digital Transformation

Need to speed up your firm’s technology metabolism? Scared of a pricey acquisition? Here are some alternatives.

M&A Poised To Remain Steady In 2019 Despite Recession Fears

The availability of capital and appetite for both building scale and leveraging new tech capabilities remain substantial, and that should drive a healthy deals cadence in 2019.

An Inside Look At Joint Ventures And Other Deals In U.S. Healthcare

Despite a track record of mixed performance, joint ventures remain top-of-mind for healthcare dealmakers.

The Unique Challenges of Digital M&As

While a good digital M&A playbook covers several key topics, valuation and integration are of particular importance.

CVS-Aetna Merger Approved By DOJ: What CEOs Should Know

The Justice Department approved the $69 billion CVS-Aetna merger. What will be the larger impact of vertical integration in healthcare?

Exit Interview: Josh McCarter On A $150 Million Sale To Mindbody

Josh McCarter, the founder and CEO of Booker, talks about about selling the business to competitor Mindbody and why this was the best course of action.

Pursuing MA&Ds in the Age of Disruption

In the age of Amazon, companies need to be intelligent, agile, automated and on the cloud. But building this kind of operation isn’t easy, and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures are becoming a strategic tool of choice for companies to buy their way into the model.
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CEOs Slow Spending Amid Uncertainty

The majority of the 255 CEOs we surveyed for our CEO Confidence Index said they are no longer planning on increasing capital expenditures or headcount over the coming year.
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