M&A Blog and News
Developing an Effective Leadership Communication Style
by Tyler Durham, Partner, President, Ketchum Change
Organizations and leaders today operate in a complex state of continuous flux. There is ongoing change across industries, political and regulatory environments, leadership, technology, and communication. All of these happen quickly and with limited predictability, which is forcing organizations to meet these challenges in a new way to stay competitive.
Exactly What Email Users in Each Organization Will Need
by Vadim Gringolts, CTO, Binary Tree
In the world of M&A, Day One is as critical of a concept as there exists: the first day when two legacy organizations can start acting as one. Effective Day One communication and collaboration between new colleagues using their legacy corporate email environments cannot be overstated.
Some Interesting M&A Data
Provided by Mergermarket
Mergermarket has released its Q1 2015 M&A trend report for the Northeast, including Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. Take a look at the full report HERE. A few key findings include:
Seeking to Fill Positions in M&A
The M&A Leadership Council is routinely asked to refer experienced independent or boutique consultants and project contractors for a variety of general M&A, due diligence and integration assignments. Typical assignments are with Fortune 500 or upper mid-market acquirers with active or pending opportunities. Currently, the following prospective, project-based opportunities are being sourced.
Training Session: Best Practices, Tools & Techniques for Each Phase of the Planning and Managing of an M&A Integration
The true value of an acquisition is not achieved when you close the deal, but when you complete it. Today, as in the past, 70% of M&As fail to deliver the shareholder value promised. There is no justification for this high failure rate. By focusing on both the art and the science of effective M&A integration, companies can “stack the deck for success.”
Element 1 in the S3 Guidance Model: Synergies
by Jim Jeffries, Chairman, M&A Leadership Council
Corporate Review: "Building Internal M&A Capabilities"
Mark Herndon, President of M&A Partners, Interviewed on Fox Business Network