Carving Out a Business from an IT Perspective

A Well Written TSA Eases IT Transitions
By William Blandford, Managing Director at Blandford Associates

While many people have participated in the acquisition of a business, fewer have participated in a carve-out, a type of divestiture where a part of a business is sold. However, as businesses move ......

Is Your Team Ready to Divest?

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

From a strategic standpoint, this is perhaps the one thing about our current environment that is not entirely unprecedented. Based on data from the 2008-2010 global financial crisis. We saw companies in diverse sectors move methodically to revisit portfolio holdings ...

Chairman's Message - February 2019

Divestitures: Expanding Your Tool Kit for Business Excellence
By Jim Jeffries, Chairman of the M&A Leadership Council

The “Best of Breed” companies are constantly evolving in response to market changes and competitive challenges. A key part of the constant repositioning of the business for success is making strategic acquisitions, but just as important is reassessing their existing portfolio of businesses and making smart  decisions regarding divestitures and carve-outs.

Chairman's Message - November 2018

Smart Moves: Managing the Enterprise Portfolio
by Jim Jeffries, Chairman of the M&A Leadership Council

In past decades, corporate executive teams focused on organic growth as the single method for creating value for their shareholders. In the 1980s a new wave of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) swept into the boardrooms globally.

The Evolution of Energy M&A

Market Spotlight

Contributed by Mergermarket, a Partner of M&A Leadership Council

Companies in the oil & gas and coal sectors have experienced a harsh about-face in their prospects over the last 18 months, as the price of commodities has plummeted. The sudden turn of events has had a significant effect on M&A activity...