M&A Blog and News

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M&A Leadership Council training
July 29, 2014

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

Note: This article was developed in response to several issues raised by attendees of some recent M&A Leadership Council seminars. A case study was presented in which the sell-side CEO was preventing the active interchange of information and the meeting with key personnel until the transaction closed.

How often have you heard the phrase, “Talk is cheap”? Well, in the M&A world, “not talking” is expensive!!

July 29, 2014

How to Measure and Track M&A Progress and Impact
by Mitchell Lee Marks, PhD
San Francisco State University

JoiningForces.org

July 29, 2014

Serving the M&A Community - Seeking M&A Integration Consultants

Keep those resumes coming. 
M&A is very active right now and there are many positions to be filled.

July 29, 2014

Mergermarket has released its Global M&A trend report for the first half (H1) of 2014, including its league tables for financial advisors.

July 23, 2014

Apply an M&A CommunicationsTool Created for Distribution by Company Leaders

June 27, 2014

THE ART OF M&A LEADERSHIP (Second of 2 parts)

5 Basic Protocols that Can Determine Success or Failure in M&A

Possibly the most critical element in the integration process is speed. The speed at which the integration of two companies is completed is the single most important predictor of success and is directly proportional to the amount of synergies (dollars) captured.

June 27, 2014

The Purchase Price Allocation
Analyze Early to Avoid Future Earnings Surprises

June 27, 2014

The Benefits of Tracking Impact
and Sources of Resistance to Measuring Progress

by Mitchell Lee Marks, PhD
San Francisco State University

JoiningForces.org