M&A

How Boards Can Navigate the Overcomplicated and Undervalued M&A Landscape

In a sluggish market, opportunities for synergy abound. But if you don't want your deal to fail in execution—like 80% of M&A—follow these six steps.

M&A, Valuations and Activism: Board Lessons From 2008

The causes are different, but lessons in the context of M&A and activism abound from the 2008 market collapse and the challenging environment that followed.

Personalities—Not Boards—Will Determine Fate Of Fiat-Renault Merger

When it comes to the Fiat-Renault merger, it’s the personalities who are – and aren’t – in the C-suites of these companies driving the action, while their directors basically look on for now.

Stanley Black & Decker’s John Lundgren On Making Mergers Work

John Lundgren, who retired as chairman and CEO of Stanley Black & Decker in 2016, reflects on the experience of combining two American icons.

As Recession Fears Grow, M&A Is Poised To Remain Steady In 2019

The availability of capital and appetite for both building scale and leveraging new tech capabilities remain substantial, and that should drive a healthy M&A deals cadence in 2019.

Demystifying The Index Funds

Index funds are awakening to their influence and the responsibilities associated with their place at the top of the shareholder register.

Board Leadership Program

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How To Onboard A New Director

Boards must be prepared to onboard new directors and facilitate a process that allows them to hit the ground running.

Guide To Board Assessments

Engaging a useful, annual self-assessment is fundamental to governance excellence. Stakeholders expect it, and disclosure of it evidences a board’s effectiveness and commitment to its role.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2020

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.