M&A Blog and News
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.
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
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.
Pay Environments - PostMerger
An excerpt from The Art of M&A by Alexandra Reed Lajoux
Why would a newly combined company want to have different pay plans for its units?
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 ...
Mergermarket Releases 1H20 Global M&A Report
Submitted by Mergermarket, a partner of the M&A Leadership Council
Preserving and Leveraging Your Target Company’s Secret Sauce
By Mark Herndon, Chairman of the M&A Leadership Council and John Bender, President of M&A Partners
One of the most important concepts in integration strategy, planning, and execution is “Secret Sauce.” These critical capabilities – the elements that make the TargetCo distinctly strategic or valuable in the first place – must be carefully analyzed, retained, and leveraged during integration to fully realize the planned business results.
Past attendees share their most important lessons.
The M&A Leadership Council is kicking off 2018 with The Art of M&A for Divestitures and Carve-Outs. In this unique workshop setting, you’ll work alongside your peers and learn from M&A experts from BDO, Willis Towers Watson, M&A Partners and others. Here’s a look at what past attendees learned from The Art of M&A for Divestitures and Carve-Outs.