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November 2, 2020

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

The M&A surge of Q3 and early Q4 2020 has been nothing short of remarkable. Jumping from nearly a full pause of all activity - other than deals essentially completed before the onset of COVID-19, deal activity over the last 60 days or so has pushed many corporate acquirers into overdrive and pushed many professional services firms to “near sold-out” status.

October 29, 2020

Career Opportunities - November 2020

With the resurgence in M&A activity over the last several weeks, the M&A Leadership Council is fielding several urgent requests from acquirers, Partner Organizations, and Sponsors. 

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 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

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?