Companies with cutting-edge technology can receive lucrative acquisition offers from larger organizations, but this is by no means guaranteed, and many CEOs sell themselves short by jumping at initial offers.
Integrating cultures in the context of an acquisition or merger is fraught with challenges.
Intive CEO Ludovic Gaudé talks about why CEOs should focus on company culture when weighing acquisitions, and the red flags to look out for when doing due diligence on a potential acquisition.
Asking "What if?" can bring clarity to M&A decisions that can be challenging with conflicting objectives.
Acquiring a company is no easy task; and for some employees involved, it can be downright traumatic.