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2014 In Review: The Year Of Breakups

  2014 has been a record year for corporate spinoffs, with 46 such deals announced year to date through October in the U.S. Stalwarts such as Procter & Gamble, Hewlett-Packard (HP), eBay and Symantec have joined this trend to bring more value...
The Double Double Dilemma for Tim Hortons

When news broke of the Tim Hortons/Burger King merger, many investors cheered. But my immediate thought was somewhat lackluster. I didn't see the non-financial synergy. Instead, I saw huge potential issues for Tim Hortons (soon to be minority) shareholders.

From the IT perspective, mergers, buy-outs, take-overs and even IPOs are fraught with potential peril. Business synergies and balance sheets never tell the full story of a company, and IT can be a major factor in post-merger integration.

It would be imprudent for executives to ignore the lifecycle costs of an M&A transaction. Here are some M&A cost savings tips for the lower mid-market.

Structuring an M&A deal is a bit like building a house. It should follow a well-known process to ensure the buyer and seller are both satisfied.

When it comes to technology M&A, the devil is in the details. Technology is one of the traditionally hot sectors for M&A, driven primarily by the rapid nature of change in the industry. In a rapidly changing industry it is impossible for any...

Today we enjoyed our fourth collaborative Master Class with Andrew J. Sherman, author and Partner at Jones Day. He led us through his best practices to ensure success in post-close integration with a Buy-Side perspective of M&A. Andrew spoke to the challenges in...

ASC 820 - Fair Value Measurements and Disclosures sets forth the definition of Fair Value as "The price that would be received to sell an asset or paid to transfer a liability in an orderly transaction between market participants at the...

After a challenging 2009, M&A transaction activity saw significant improvement in 2010. This increase is due to a number of factors, including a recovery in business valuations leading to more motivated sellers, an easing in the financial and credit markets, and...