Mergers & Acquisitions

Best Practices For Successfully Integrating Acquisitions

For companies on a high-growth trajectory, acquisitions offer rapid expansion, but can also present a sizable risk if not integrated properly into the parent organization. Here are a few best practices.

PayNet CEO On The Biggest Challenge Small Businesses Face

PayNet CEO Bill Phelan talked with Chief Executive about being bought by Equifax and shared insights he has gained from being on the Small Business Council for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

How To Keep M&A Deals On Track

“Speed and certainty” of closing is a common mantra in the M&A world. M&A advisers are often asked why M&A deals die. Here are a few common pitfalls and how to avoid them.

Stanley Black & Decker’s John Lundgren On Making Mergers Work

John Lundgren, who retired as chairman and CEO of Stanley Black & Decker in 2016, reflects on the experience of combining two American icons.

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.
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U.S. CEOs Don’t Expect A Recession Anytime Soon

CEOs say they are still concerned with the volatility and uncertainty of global and domestic politics but find confidence in stable macroeconomic fundamentals and remain hopeful for progress on China-U.S. trade talks.
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