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112. Conducting M&A without a Dedicated Team

M&A Science

Release Date: 06/21/2021

129. Staying True to Culture in M&A show art 129. Staying True to Culture in M&A

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Culture is one of the most controversial and hot topics in the world of M&A. On this episode of M&A Science, Trish Mosconi, Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer & Corporate Development at Synchrony discusses how to stay true to culture during a deal. In the interview, she talks about how her team walked away from an almost perfect deal due to cultural differences. You'll hear about:   - When to involve HR - How to approach integration to stay true to the target company - When to walk away from a deal   This episode is sponsored by . Access the most up-to-date...

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128. How to Commit to Integration Start to Finish show art 128. How to Commit to Integration Start to Finish

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Cisco is one of the largest and most successful acquirers in the world. On this week's episode of the podcast, Kison spoke with Cisco's Vice President of Corporate Development Integration, We looked at their deal process and how they commit to integration from start to finish. Here's what you'll learn:   - The importance of strategy meetings - The 3 success metrics - Why their integration team leads operational diligence   This episode is sponsored by . Access the most up-to-date and accurate data on private companies in a single web-based platform so you can get all the resources...

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127. Transformative M&A show art 127. Transformative M&A

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In this week's episode of the M&A Science podcast, we're learning about transformative M&A. In Kison's recent interview with CEO of we talk about what a “transformative deal” means to their organization and how they achieve deal success. Here's what you'll learn: - How to build a transformative M&A strategy - How divestitures can transform your business - Why you need to commit to the strategy This episode is sponsored by get all the resources you need to create a winning pitch. 

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Hiring a bank to facilitate a divestiture is an option, not a necessity. Kison Patel interviewed , VP Corp Dev at to talk about his vast experience of successfully executing divestitures without a bank. Here's what you'll learn:   - The importance of constant business evaluation - How to create a competitive buyers' pool - How to know which buyer is right for the company   To join our network of M&A practitioners and sign up for our newsletter go to mascience.com.

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125. Managing Infrequent Acquisitions show art 125. Managing Infrequent Acquisitions

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If you’re an infrequent buyer, you might be thinking about how to maximize your existing resources. Kison Patel spoke to , CPO & EVP Corporate Development at . Peter talks about managing a corporate development team in an infrequent acquisition environment. Here's what you'll learn: - Staffing Up Internal Vs. External Resources - Key Areas to Hire Advisors - Determining the Integration Lead To join our network of M&A practitioners and sign up for our newsletter go to mascience.com.

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124. Evolving Your M&A Function show art 124. Evolving Your M&A Function

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The Covid-19 pandemic has completely transformed how most people work, and M&A is no different. Atlassian is one of the first companies to make acquisitions fully remote. In this interview, Christina Amiry, Head of M&A Strategic Operations, Integration at Atlassian, discusses how to evolve your M&A integration function in the digital era. You will hear about: - How Atlassian made the switch to completely virtual - The acquisition of Chartio - How to have a mindset of change To join our network of M&A practitioners and sign up for our newsletter go to mascience.com.

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This week's episode of the M&A Science podcast is about how PE firms can ramp up the growth of their businesses using the buy and build strategy. Kison interviewed , CEO at , and author of The Private Equity Playbook. Here's what you'll learn: - What is a buy and build strategy - When you should consider this strategy - How to build a team to implement this strategy To join our network of M&A practitioners and sign up for our newsletter go to mascience.com.

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122. Preserving Value in M&A show art 122. Preserving Value in M&A

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Everyone wants to preserve the value of the target company. This week on the podcast, let's learn from Jay Dettling, CEO of about the best way to preserve value in M&A. He also shares his advice for CEOs who are getting acquired for the first time. Hear about: - How to communicate your Ethos to the buyer - Creating value during integration - Integration vs. value creation To join our network of M&A practitioners and sign up for our newsletter go to mascience.com.

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121. Assessing Value Realization show art 121. Assessing Value Realization

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Integration is crucial to realizing deal value. In this interview with Michael DeVita, Success Strategy Lead at Salesforce, we talked about integration best practices, the importance of having dedicated resources, and why you should measure integration success. Here's what you'll learn in this episode: - Common challenges in assessing value realization - Dealing with a confidential process - The lack of success metrics in M&A   To join our network of M&A practitioners and sign up for our newsletter go to mascience.com.

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Reliance Retail Limited is one of the fastest-growing retailers in the world. Learn how they manage multiple deal structures and form successful partnerships in India directly from their President and CEO, Darshan Mehta. In this episode, you'll hear about: - Deal structures used by Reliance Retail Limited - How to engage with brands - Advice for brands looking to enter the Indian market To join our network of M&A practitioners and sign up for our newsletter go to mascience.com.

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What's the secret sauce to executing M&A without a dedicated deal team? According to this week's guest, Alexi Venneri, Founder and CEO of Digital Air Strike, it's all about team alignment. Hear her perspective on:

-  Deal sourcing without a dedicated team

- A CEO's role in confirmatory diligence

- The four values to be successful

This podcast is brought to you by DealRoom, an M&A lifecycle management software. Go to DealRoom.net to learn more.