Mergers & Acquisitions

To Succeed, C-Suites And Boards Should Focus On Failure

The decision you're making may be right—but you'll feel far more confident if you can come up with all the ways it might be wrong.

Inside The Growth Engine: Stryker CEO Kevin Lobo On Building An M&A Machine

With soaring M&A expected in the post-COVID climate, CEOs would be wise to borrow a page from Stryker, which doubled revenue through dealmaking. CEO Kevin Lobo shares a detailed breakdown of how they do it.

How to Navigate the Overcomplicated and Undervalued M&A Landscape

In a sluggish market, opportunities for synergy abound. But if you don't want your deal to fail in execution—like 80% of M&A—follow these six steps.
Disney CEO Bob Iger

Bob Iger On His Transition Plan At Disney—And Why It Will Succeed

His ambassadorial—rather than monarchial—approach to transition will likely prove to be the right one.

Munoz Proves the Wright Brothers Right

Whatever backstage board drama there may have been, Munoz showed courage and character strength in the face of daunting business and personal health crises.

The Time To Begin Exit Planning Was Yesterday

You never know when the time to sell will come. Being prepared now—even if you have no immediate plans to cash out—is just the smart way to go.

Scaling Success Through Local Radio

When he founded Bold Gold Media Group, Vince Benedetto knew the company faced certain disruption, but he also believed he could guide his radio company through any storm.

How to Build a United Corporate Culture Following Acquisition

Building a united company culture when acquisitions are part of a company’s growth strategy is no walk in the park. Merging the cultures and...

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...
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