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.
Together they discuss the process of moving employees, how to approach ringfencing, and what Transition Service Agreements (TSAs) are. Sallie also explains what the key materials HR must-have when it comes to preparing for due diligence during a divestiture and which transition records are required for HR to gather.
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.
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.
In this episode, Kison Patel speaks with Russ discusses the best practices he’s learned at SAP, how he was able to bring those best practices over to ANSYS, guiding principles he focuses on during a transaction, and how to begin building an integration process at a company that doesn’t have one.
Dawn explains the importance of conducting cultural assessments during M&A transactions and explores how these assessments can lead to stronger deal outcomes, increased value creation and an overall happier and more productive workforce.
On this episode, Kison speaks with Kimberly Baird, Corporate Development Integration Lead at Cisco. This discussion encompasses everything from tools to utilize when going virtual, how onboarding events shift during social distancing practices, to creating adjacent value drivers.