Selling your business may very well be the most significant transaction of your life, and it is vital to know what you're doing before putting a company up for sale. Proper preparation is key to selling a business. In this podcast, Adam Coffey, Founding Partner of CEO Advisory Guru LLC, discusses the basics of sell-side M&A.
M&A deals don’t just fall from the sky. Proactively sourcing deals is the best way to approach M&A, and in this episode of the M&A Science podcast, Jeremy Segal, EVP, Corporate Development at Progress, teaches us how to source deals and build a pipeline.
Online education is not new. But because of the pandemic, the entire educational sector was forced to shift in this direction, increasing competition. In this article, Tom Horton, SVP of Corporate Development at Kaplan, Inc., will talk about how M&A strategy evolves in education technology.
Traditionally, corporate development professionals come from banking roles. And while nothing is wrong with that, it is always fascinating to hear other ways that professionals start M&A careers. Sharing his career development in M&A is Caleb Shafer, Corporate Development Associate at RS Group plc.
M&A is a fascinating industry with no clear blueprint on how to get in. Kayla Davis, Vice President, Head of M&A at ABM Industries, came from accounting to an M&A Career, and in this article, she will share her journey and key lessons learned along the way.
While some companies bring the integration team in the diligence process, some take it even further. In this interview, Jim Buckley, Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions Integration at VMware, talks about how to run an integration-led confirmatory diligence process.
Too many times, we've seen M&A used as a strategy to grow businesses. But in fact, M&A is not a strategy, and it's a tool that organizations use to achieve their corporate strategy. Let's all learn how to formulate an M&A strategy with Matt Arsenault, VP of corporate development at Jamf.
The importance of integration has never been more prevalent. And standing up a dedicated function to oversee integration is becoming more of a necessity as your company grows bigger. Learn from Ian Burk, EVP of integration at Upland Software, as he talks about how to stand up an IMO.
From zero revenue to a billion-dollar market capitalization, Upland Software has been able to grow its business through M&A acquisitions exponentially. Learn from Austin Woody, Senior Vice President of M&A and Corporate Development at Upland Software.
Is your company’s M&A process out of date? M&A has dramatically changed over the past few years, and practitioners have realized that there are better ways to do acquisitions. In this episode of the M&A Science Podcast, Naomi O'Brien, Head of M&A Integration at Honeywell, talks about how to modernize a process-based company.
The majority of Corporate Development involves their integration team a couple of weeks before closing the deal. And while this is good practice, it’s not the best. According to Kerry Perez, Head of M&A at AMN Healthcare, there is a real benefit in involving your integration team earlier than that.