Too often, all energy is centered on the early stages of a deal, leading to mistakes, but boards should consider maintaining strong oversight
Deborah DeHaas and Joel Schlachtenhaufen
How boards can promote post-merger integration success
Aug 29, 2017
The potential disappointing results and litigation associated with M&A deal should be key issues for the board a company pursuing such a transaction
Public and private companies in search of growth and value creation often pursue M&A transactions as a way to achieve greater long-term returns. In 2016, more than 17,000 such transactions were announced worldwide, with a combined value of more than $3.2 trillion.