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September 30, 2020

With competition from Zwift, Tonal and Hydrow, it could use strong share price for acquisitions or launch new products
By Dayna Fields with Mergermarket, an Acuris Company and Partner of the M&A Leadership Council 

Peloton leads the race for connected home fitness machines, but heated competition means it may need to diversify its product offerings to sustain its growth trajectory. 


September 28, 2020

Chairman’s Message – October 2020
By Mark Herndon, Chairman of the M&A Leadership Council  

August 26, 2020

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

According to an August 26, 2020 report in MergerMarket, (an M&A Leadership Council partner organization), the U.S. Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) sector has been the best performing sector during the Covid-19 pandemic.

August 26, 2020

Smaller, Modern Designs Presented as Clean, Safe Sources for Baseload Power
By Nate Trela and Hana Askren with Mergermarket, a partner of the M&A Leadership Council 

August 21, 2020

All the M&A gurus and research will tell you that retention of key talent is critical to M&A success. In today's environment, where 'business as usual' is no longer the ‘usual,’ a company's retention strategy needs to be viewed through a different lens and adjusted to reflect the new reality. You need to set aside the numbers and take a more in-depth look at the human side.

August 1, 2020

Getting Better at Divestitures
By Jack Prouty, President of the M&A Leadership Council

Who needs to worry about planning and managing divestitures? The answer is most companies that are striving to continually position themselves for business success while showing strong financial performance to their shareholder.

July 29, 2020

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

From a strategic standpoint, this is perhaps the one thing about our current environment that is not entirely unprecedented. Based on data from the 2008-2010 global financial crisis. We saw companies in diverse sectors move methodically to revisit portfolio holdings ...

July 29, 2020

Mergermarket Releases 1H20 Global M&A Report  
Submitted by Mergermarket, a partner of the M&A Leadership Council