Do you need a team of dedicated M&A professionals to successfully execute M&A deals? Jason Lippert, CEO of LCI Industries (NYSE : LCII) shares how they were able to conduct M&A deals with a tiny team.
Randy Tinsley, Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development at Synopsys, talks about how to manage the internal dynamics of your organization. Learn how to assemble your team, steps to take to ensure internal alignment, and how Randy tracks deals 3 years out post-close.
Jay Jester, Partner at Plexus Capital, LLC, talks about the key differences between corporate development and private equity and how investment bankers source deals. Learn about how the perception of investment bankers is changing, the banker selection process, and how private equity employees source deals.
Most of us are always negotiating in our everyday lives but do you want to learn how to negotiate like a pro? Mladen Kresic, Founder and CEO of K&R Negotiation Associates LLC, shared a lot when it comes to negotiating effectively in this episode.
William (Bill) Stone, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of SS&C Technologies, a global provider of software and investment/financial services. Bill shares how their strategies have changed and the key lessons he has learned from conducting over 50 acquisitions.
Kison talks to Dustin Intihar, Director of M&A and Strategic Alliances at The Lubrizol Corporation, about how to hunt for deals in M&A. Learn how to get a target to take your call, what that first conversation should look like, and how Dustin coaches business leaders on strategy development and target identification.
Darren Lampert, CEO at GrowGeneration Corp, joined Kison for a discussion on how M&A transitions from a private to a public company. Learn about GrowGeneration's aggressive roll-up strategy, how Darren determines in which markets he wants to acquire versus open his own, and how his acquisition strategy is shifting.
This episode with Scott Hile, Senior Director, Corporate Strategy and Development at Enviva will be discussing how to develop leadership in M&A, different types of important leadership skills, and how you can develop them.
Kison speaks with Allen Gilmer, Founder of Enverus (formerly Drillinginfo) who has an interesting story of starting an M&A function from scratch and hiring a COO so he can step back but still retain control as a board member.
Jeff Hennig, Senior Director of Corporate Development at Xilinx, shares about how to put an effective workflow in place to manage communication. Learn when to start planning your communication strategy, common challenges, and why having a communication strategy is so important.
Kison will be talking to Brett Shawn, Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel at Warburg Pincus LLC to discuss how M&A is executed from the legal perspective. They'll be covering minority deals, the different types of risks you are looking for in a deal-and how to mitigate them including COVID-19 related risks.
In this episode, Andrew shares why the legal team's involvement early in the deal process is important and the different key milestones in a deal they are responsible for. He also talks about the dangers of deal fever, working with corporate development teams, and more.
Keeping business leaders motivated and accountable for the deal post-close can be a difficult task. Ensure you have very realistic expectations around financial performance and operational goals so that they take the business case seriously. Hear from two industry experts on how you can incentivize business leaders to stay focused and retaining deal value.
Clayton Stanley, Vice President and Head of Corporate Development at AmeriVet Veterinary Partners, talks about how to make the JV model work on scale and figuring out the right size of the M&A team. Learn about how you can create a joint venture model that is scalable and the prioritization of tasks.