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M&A Leadership Council training
March 10, 2020

Energy M&A Forum
Hosted by Mergermarket, an Acuris Company

Over 150 Senior Level executives will come together for the Energy M&A forum in Houston on May 28th to explore the transforming energy market. Connect with your peers for a full day networking forum and participate in panel discussions

February 26, 2020

Spot Cyber & IT Challenges Through Improved Due Diligence
Hosted by the M&A Leadership Council 

February 26, 2020

Chairman's Message - February 2020
By Mark Herndon, Chairman of M&A Leadership Council 

Two recent data points powerfully drove home the importance of the upcoming Art of M&A℠ Due Diligence workshop, April 14-16, 2020, in San Diego. First, the Bain Corporate M&A Report 2020, which highlighted 2019 survey data

February 25, 2020

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.

February 25, 2020


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.

February 20, 2020

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.

February 5, 2020

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

January 28, 2020

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.