Mergers & Acquisitions

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.

Transparency Is Critical For M&A Success

For David J. Morse, president at acquisition specialist/consultant Growth Paradigm LLC, transparency is critical when finalizing M&A deals.

Transitioning From CEO To Angel Investor

Even in retirement, CEOs that turn to angel investment to support start-ups can be instrumental in providing more jobs, wealth for economies and social justice.

Marketing Yourself As A Positive Acquirer, Not A Shark

Acquiring a company is no easy task; and for some employees involved, it can be downright traumatic.

Is The Disney/21st Century Fox Deal A ‘Hail Mary’ For Iger?

Bringing Disney and 21st Century Fox’s enormous content capabilities together provides Iger with an opportunity to take on the big players in the digital media space, but success is far from a slam dunk.
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