M&A Blog and News
Great Presenters, New Training Themes and "Fly-In" Format
by Jim Jeffries, Chairman, M&A Leadership Council
As the M&A Leadership Council wraps up another year of training and facilitation for clients and alumni, I am so excited about what we will be doing in 2015. Our expanded training categories are now complimented by the new “Fly-In” venue at the Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport. These convenient yet intense seminars will provide the attendee the content needed at low cost and in short-cycle, 12-hour modules.
Seeking to Fill M&A Positions
Response has been great for positions we've recently posted -- which says good things about the state of M&A and the economy in general. Please take a look at the following positions and send in your resume or forward the descriptions to a colleague who might be an excellent candidate......
Course Content, Case Studies, Tools, Templates and Checklists Available to Attendees for Future Reference
M&A Due DiligenceTraining Seminar Addressing Operations Fit & Value, Processes, Tools, Best Practices
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.
Building In-House M&A Competencies
By Jack Prouty, President M&A Leadership Council
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.