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March 30, 2020

The Art of M&A - Cybersecurity
An excerpt from The Art of M&A by Alexandra Reed Lajoux

Cybersecurity audits should be a very comprehensive review of the existing digital environment of the target company that includes a wide variety of different platforms and tools.

March 30, 2020

Ongoing Market Volatility Brings Challenges
Submitted by Mergermarket, an Acuris Company and Partner of the M&A Leadership Council 

As the global spread of coronavirus continues, dealmakers in the US are trying to adjust to ongoing market volatility, with challenges for acquisition financing and some delays in sale processes expected, according to a survey of investment bankers.

March 25, 2020

Pulse Survey
By the M&A Leadership Council 

All corporate M&A professionals are encouraged to respond to this survey and forward the open survey link to their respective key executives, top corporate development, strategy and M&A leaders.

March 25, 2020

Chairman's Message - March 2020
By Mark Herndon, Chairman of M&A Leadership Council 

First and foremost, as the world responds to COVID-19, we wish each of our readers health, safety, and stability during these unprecedented events.

March 10, 2020

Energy M&A Forum
Hosted by Mergermarket, an Acuris Company

Over 150 Senior Level executives will come together for the Energy M&A forum in Houston on May 28th to explore the transforming energy market. Connect with your peers for a full day networking forum and participate in panel discussions

February 26, 2020

Spot Cyber & IT Challenges Through Improved Due Diligence
Hosted by the M&A Leadership Council 

February 26, 2020

Chairman's Message - February 2020
By Mark Herndon, Chairman of M&A Leadership Council 

Two recent data points powerfully drove home the importance of the upcoming Art of M&A℠ Due Diligence workshop, April 14-16, 2020, in San Diego. First, the Bain Corporate M&A Report 2020, which highlighted 2019 survey data

February 25, 2020

The Art of M&A - Precedent Transactions Analysis
An excerpt from The Art of M&A by Alexandra Reed Lajoux

Unfortunately, there are some limitations to using comparable transactions to estimate the value of a target. Here again, precedent transactions share several of these disadvantages with their comparable company brethren.