Mergers & Acquisitions

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.

Five Tips For When You’re Ready To Sell Your Company

Founder-CEOs might have a hard time letting go of their baby, but when it’s time to sell, it’s time. Here are five tips on selling your company.

Mountain Man: One Ski Resort CEO’s Path To Success

In the idiosyncratic ski resort business—uniquely vulnerable to the whims of Mother Nature—size really matters. This is a challenge the CEO of Alterra Mountain Co. knows all too well, as the company runs 12 ski properties and works with 14 resort partners.

The Best Of Both Worlds – How To Brew A Blended Culture

Integrating cultures in the context of an acquisition or merger is fraught with challenges.

Alger Award Recipient Knows How To Bootstrap – And Build Companies

Don Daseke is CEO of Daseke Inc., a $1.2-billion, Dallas-based leader in the open-bed trucking industry that owns and operates 16 firms across the country. He’s made it the largest player in the industry in just nine years of building it.

How The CEO Of Barry-Wehmiller Makes 100 Acquisitions Work Together

Robert Chapman heads one of America’s most acquisitive companies, and even after 100 purchases, the CEO of Barry-Wehmiller has no intention of slowing down.

The Key Question When Targeting Acquisitions: ‘What If?’

Asking "What if?" can bring clarity to M&A decisions that can be challenging with conflicting objectives.
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