Mergers & Acquisitions

Peugeot CEO Tavares Will Assume Top Job in Fiat Chrysler-PSA Merger

Updated 10/31 The tie-up between Fiat Chrysler Automotive and PSA, announced Thursday, will create a Eurocentric company with a better chance of long-term survival than...
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...

Is Your Company Ready To Grow Through Acquisition?

One company's decision to do its first acquisition, executing it, and then integrating it was a valuable learning process that is relevant for most growth-oriented CEOs. Here are the steps they took.

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.

Three Transformations That Expanded Cross-Border M&A Opportunity

Three very simple changes have taken place in business that have driven the increase in cross-border M&A. In fact, these changes underpin the increasing globalization of business generally.

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.
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CEOs Find Renewed Optimism Amid Disruption in Washington

CEO confidence in business conditions over the coming year has rebounded to January levels, although some note anxiety over the pending election.
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