M&A Blog and News
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.
A Case for the Diligence Management Office
Co-written by Mark Juergens, Senior Partner, M&A Partners and Mark Herndon, Chairman, M&A Leadership Council
While most organizations have adopted the integration management office (IMO) as an essential best practice, few organizations consistently apply the same discipline and rigor to due diligence.
M&A has been confined to smaller deals in Medicaid- and Medicare-focused companies.
By Dane Hamilton and Claire Rychlewski, with Mergermarket, an Acuris Company and partner of the M&A Leadership Council
The U.S. health insurance market, roiled by transformative deals in recent years, will likely face a lull in major deal activity in 2020 while firms await critical federal election outcomes, industry executives said.
5 Ways to Link Your Integration to the Strategic Deal Thesis
Webinar by M&A Partners
If your acquisition integrations resemble a tightly managed initiative that regularly over-achieves the business case justifying the deal in the first place, then this webinar isn’t for you. However, if it’s closer to an uncoordinated functional mess in danger of not achieving (or worse, losing) value, then keep reading, we will help you navigate through that chaos!
Global & Regional M&A Report 2019
Submitted by Mergermarket, an Acuris company and partner of the M&A Leadership Council
Mergermarket, an Acuris company, has released its Global M&A roundup for 2019, including its financial advisors league tables. Take a look at the report HERE and don’t forget to review the charts breaking down the activity by sector, value, year-to-year analysis, etc.
Chairman's Message - January 2020
By Mark Herndon, Chairman
The M&A Leadership Council was honored late last month by a leading investment, financial and business news site, ValueWalk, as the #1 M&A site for valuable news, insights and expertise.
The Art of M&A - Buyer Finance through Partial Divestments or Spin-offs
By Alexandra Reed Lajoux
Can a buyer always finance all or part of a transaction through partial divestments or spin-offs? Not necessarily. This is possible only when the business acquired consists of separate components or has excess real estate or other assets.
December 2019- Chairman's Message
by Mark Herndon, Chief Knowledge Officer & Chairman
It’s an exciting time at the M&A Leadership Council! On behalf of the entire team, April Dumas, Larry Dell, me, and our founders, Jim Jeffries and Jack Prouty, we can’t wait to build on this tremendous foundation of success and best-in-class professional development.