Mergers & Acquisitions

What John Mackey Learned About Leadership At The Brink Of The Abyss

The CEO of Whole Foods talks about becoming a "conscious leader" and why leaders need to think long-term, beyond Covid, and double down on their values.

Best Ideas: Getting Financials Right

A dozen CEOs and CFOs share ideas for using financial strategies and tactics to navigate the post-pandemic environment.

The State Of M&A

Fred Hencke leads Segal’s mergers and acquisitions solutions group. We asked him what the first six months of 2020 tells organizations about M&A today.

M&A During Covid-19: Another “New Normal” or Back to Business?

The answer is probably somewhere in between—and CEOs need to evaluate options now, particularly if depressed valuation has made the company a target.

Getting Pressured To Sell? Here’s How One CEO Fended Off Icahn’s Hostile Bid

During the Great Recession, the activist investor lodged a coup at Clorox to put the company in play—but then-CEO Don Knauss kept control by keeping his board close.

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.
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CEO Confidence Continues To Slide In September As Labor, Washington And Covid Worries Grow

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