M&A

ESG in M&A: From Afterthought to Central Focus

The investment community now views ESG measurement as a core component of effective corporate strategy, Three things to keep in mind for future deal-making.

How Boards Can Use Empathy As A Key Differentiator In M&A Success

Covid has created an urgency to prioritize humanity and empathy in the M&A process—and the need for that humane diligence won’t disappear when we reach widespread immunity.

Attack of the SPACs

What directors need to know about this fast-track path to going public.

Dealmaking In A Pandemic

The Covid crisis has created challenges on both sides of the table, particularly with financial diligence and valuation of targets. Some advice.

What Directors Think: M&A Back On The Agenda

In the 18th edition of our flagship What Directors Think survey, 400 public company directors share what’s top of mind for 2021—and half say seizing M&A opportunities will be instrumental to recovery.

M&A: Looking Back And Looking Forward

Key takeaways for boards from 2020 and the likely trends for the coming year.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

Director Confidence Falls To New Low In October

Corporate Board Member’s October reading of director sentiment shows continued decline in optimism among U.S. public company board members. More now expect business conditions to deteriorate over the coming year.