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Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions

In this article, Elias Mazzawi reveals the new way of thinking that underpins mergers and acquisitions. As the world pivots driven by recession, higher interest rates and supply-side challenges, the nature of M&A has changed dramatically. Gone are the days of the mega deal; incoming are the days of opportunist and strategic add-ons that might […]

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Kapil Sharma shares a company case study on a merger for an Alaskan seafood company. Alaska fisheries today properly earn their reputation as the best-managed fisheries in the world, but it wasn’t always so. The passing of the Magnuson-Stevens Act in 1976 was the first critical step to start to turn American fisheries into environmentally, […]

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In this article, David Gross shares five hallmarks of success for mergers and acquisitions.  Trillions of dollars pour into mergers and acquisitions (M&A) annually as companies seek to increase market share, reduce costs, differentiate, diversify, refocus, and capture other sources of value. Unfortunately, M&A success is the exception, not the rule. A whopping 70 to […]

In this article, Elias Mazzawi shares a conversation with Stuart Jansze of Eton Bridge Partners  that explores the shifting landscape of mergers and acquisitions and what this means for organizations. I was recently in conversation with Stuart Jansze of Eton Bridge Partners; published on the Eton Bridge website.   The shifting M&A landscape: What does […]

In this article, Alex Miller shares valuable knowledge on how to become a successful  corporate buyer. Corporate buyers face unprecedented competition from private equity funds, as well as with traditional and non-traditional competition for the most attractive acquisitions.  Horizontal integration has largely played out in most traditional sectors, and the U.S. Department of Justice is […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Christopher Sargeant with CS Advisory Services. Chris spent 16 years at IBM in Corporate Strategy and General Management roles running various lines of business, prior to setting up his own consulting practice in 2018 to help clients with Digital Transformation, M&A and Global Expansion. Before IBM, he started his career […]

Astrid Malval-Beharry shares a case study on competitive analysis that was used to support new product development and M&A decision-making. Situation Our client, a leading data and analytics vendor to healthcare organizations, sought to gain a detailed strategic and tactical understanding of eight competitors so that it could effectively develop a competitive positioning strategy. Our […]

Alex Miller talks smart money and mergers and acquisition in this article designed to help buyers take the plunge when opportunity knocks. Corporate buyers face unprecedented competition from private equity funds, as well as with traditional and non-traditional competition for the most attractive acquisitions.  Horizontal integration has largely played out in most traditional sectors, and […]

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David Gross shares an article designed to help improve the success of a merger and acquisition transaction. Trillions of dollars pour into mergers and acquisitions (M&A) annually as companies seek to increase market share, reduce costs, differentiate, diversify, refocus, and capture other sources of value. Unfortunately, M&A success is the exception, not the rule. A […]

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Jeffery Perry shares his views on Elon Musk’s recent acquisition of Twitter to explore the pros and cons of making a company private. The holy grail in business is participating in a bell-ringing ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) or Nasdaq, illustrating the power and prestige of being a publicly-traded company. However, quarterly […]