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M&A Leadership Council training
December 12, 2014

Course Content, Case Studies, Tools, Templates and Checklists Available to Attendees for Future Reference

December 12, 2014

M&A Due DiligenceTraining Seminar Addressing Operations Fit & Value, Processes, Tools, Best Practices



November 25, 2014

As we solve many past challenges to successful M&A, new issues arise driven by technology advances and changing demands for products and services.  The global economy has expedited intense cross-border M&A migration.  So, everything changes as it has consistently over the past decades, but today’s issues require unique answers. 

Issues like:

November 25, 2014

Building In-House M&A Competencies
By Jack Prouty, President M&A Leadership Council

November 25, 2014

By Jim Jeffries, Chairman M&A Leadership Council

Historic data claims that mergers hold great promise, but rarely meet expectations. In reading the statistics published by research firms and endorsed by a variety of consulting companies, successful mergers are so rare that only 17% of all transactions achieve the expectations set by management at announcement.  These statistics say half haven’t even earned the cost of capital and therefore would have destroyed shareholder value. If that’s correct, the majority never created shareholder value.

November 25, 2014

We often learn of M&A positions through our partners and other sources. Do you qualify for any of them?  Please take a look and see if you or someone you know would be a good match, and contact us in confidence with your resume as directed below.  

Manager, M&A Integration Practice

A Manager in the M&A Integration practice leads workstreams of major corporate merger integration projects. Essential duties will vary and include:

November 25, 2014

Mergermarket Uncovers Some Interesting M&A Data

Mergermarket finds that the value of US Consumer Retail targeted activity up to the end of October is at the third highest annual value on record at $ 45.7bn, after 2005’s $ 48.2bn-worth of deals and 2006’s $ 47.6bn.

November 24, 2014

A "Fly-In" Deep Dive Training Conference Focusing on IT Stabilization within the Context of the Overall Business Integration