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M&A Leadership Council training
May 29, 2014

M&A Leadership Council Announces the Upcoming Publication of
“The Employee Handbook for Navigating Mergers and Acquisitions: 
A Guide for Preparation, Patience and Perseverance”

Mitchell Lee Marks, Ph.D.
San Francisco State University

May 29, 2014

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

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.
 

May 29, 2014

Hillshire announced that it intends to buy Pinnacle Foods for US$ 6.6bn. On the heels of this, Mergermarket ran some quick stats and discovered how well the consumer market is doing.

Check it out:

May 19, 2014

In my previous blog, I identified three common mindsets employees bring with them as they join a new work team after being merged or acquired: “The Ready.” Employees who get the job they wanted or expected in the combined company are usually ready to enlist in the new team. With worries about their personal fate substantially behind them, they are charged up by the challenges and opportunities of adding real value. For example, after being acquired

May 19, 2014

Have You Listened to Our Webcast? Download it Here, Along with Expanded Notes

April 30, 2014

One of the questions raised at last week’s Art of M&A Integration workshop had to do with “the challenge of finding adequate resources to staff the integration effort”  Actually, this is probably the most often asked question.  In dealing with this challenge, we need to remember……The requirements for successful merger integration are often counterintuitive to most business practices and tenets.

April 30, 2014

by Mark Herndon, President, M&A Partners

April 30, 2014

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