This week's episode of the M&A Science podcast is unique. We recorded it almost a year ago but it got lost in the production process. Javid Moosaji is in a new role at PayPal in M&A Sales Integration Strategy. It's too good not to share with the M&A community - listen to it and you'll know why.
In this episode of M&A Science, Kison speaks with Johanna Tseng, M&A Integration Leader at Coinbase. Learn how early your integration team should get involved in a transaction and how you can optimize integration planning.
Building an M&A center of excellence comes with both challenges and benefits. Hear from an industry professional at Corning what steps you should take to build one, challenges you may encounter, and how to gain buy-in from leadership.
In this episode, Kison speaks with Carlos Cesta, Vice President of Corporate Development at Presidio, about aligning leadership for greater deal success. Together they discuss leveraging employees to ensure deal success, when to start thinking about integration, and developing a joint integration plan.
Building a corporate development team is hard. Building one to include joint ventures and strategic partnerships is even harder. Learn from an industry professional how you can align your team with multiple mandates to ensure success.
On this episode of M&A Science, Kison interviews Christina Ungaro, Head of Corporate Development at JLL. Together they discuss how companies should structure talent focused acquisitions, breaking down exactly what that kind of transaction requires and entails, the necessary diligence, and how to make these deals successful.
On this episode of M&A Science, Kison Patel speaks with Dr. Klint Kendrick, Chair of HR, M&A roundtable. Together they discuss the HR practitioner's guide to M&A and due diligence, covering topics such as when to bring HR in, major HR risks, and how to weigh risks.
This interview was with Ivan Golubic, former VP Corporate Development at Goodyear. The topic of discussion is how to make joint ventures more successful. Kison and Ivan discuss the three reasons JVs fail and the keys to making them more successful.
Relationships with deal targets are extremely important as they can help shape the entire deal process. Learn how you can form those relationships and avoid common pitfalls along the way to increase your chances of getting the deal done.
Together, Jeff and Kison discuss approaches to take for deal negotiations, how to present an offer and prepare yourself for any responses you may get, and what the main priorities of diligence are.
Kison speaks with Jeff Baker, EVP, Mergers, and Acquisitions at InComm to discuss the complex world of international deals. Jeff talks about how to handle culture clash, why asking questions goes a long way, making sure you watch out for illegal activities, and more.
In this episode, Abhik Jain, Vice President of International Strategy and Business Optimization at Hill-Rom, shares his knowledge of buy-side and sell-side M&A deals, as well as personal advice on handling negotiations and transactions.
On this episode, Kison speaks with Briana Elkington, Program Manager at VSP Global. Previously she was a Lead Project Manager at Oracle where she assembled a project management office responsible for the successful integration of acquired assets.