“Dealmaking [is] a profession unto itself – the world’s highest paying profession. Things don’t just fall into place by accident. A good dealmaker understands that it’s his job to finesse things into place.” – Anonymous
If you look at the great dealmakers of our era – Donald Trump, Warren Buffett and Mark Cuban, to name just a few – the one thing that separates them from the pack is their innate ability to identify and close lucrative deals.
Mastering the art of deal making is no easy task, but a necessary skill for transforming an everyday business into a world-class business empire. Have prominant dealmakers failed along the way? Sure. But, in Donald Trump’s own words, “What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.”
Many in the M&A industry look to industry leaders like this for inspiration in their own professional careers. Firmex has brought together a list of some of the greatest M&A quotes of all time, to celebrate the true art of deal making.
Did we miss a good one? Add your favorite quotes in the comments below.