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M&A Science

M&A Science is a podcast exploring the intricate world of mergers and acquisitions with industry leaders and practitioners. With an unlimited access to our deal network, these interviews examine M&A trends, culture, and best practices. This podcast is sponsored by DealRoom, an M&A lifecycle management platform.
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Now displaying: October, 2020
Oct 23, 2020

For this episode of M&A Science, we're taking it back to our virtual summit we held in June. This conversation focuses on how to keep teams aligned during M&A integration. Featured speakers include Kash Ahuja, Senior Program Manager, M&A Integration at Google, James Harris, Principal Corporate Development Integration at Google, and Gwen Pope, Go-to-Market, M&A at Google.

In this podcast episode you'll learn:

  • The balance between legacy and new products
  • How to handle an overeager sales team
  • When to communicate internal issues

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

 

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Oct 16, 2020

On this episode of M&A Science, Kison interviews Philip Pratt, Director, Acquisition Integration at Corning Incorporated, about building an M&A center of excellence from scratch. Philip has been at Corning for over eleven years, working in every aspect of M&A from being Director of M&A integration and even as Director of Acquisition Integration of Corning Glass Technologies in Japan.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The benefits of creating an M&A center of excellence
  • The steps of building that center of excellence
  • The biggest challenges you will face when creating a center of excellence

 

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

 

To join our network of M&A practitioners, sign up for our newsletter at mascience.com.

 

Perfect your M&A practice using Agile. Go to agilema.com to learn how you can close deals faster.

Oct 12, 2020

On this episode of M&A Science, Kison talks with Jeremy Segal, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Progress, about building and aligning a corporate development team with multiple mandates.

Jeremy‚Äôs a Corporate development executive with 20+ years of experience in the technology industry focused on M&A, Strategic Planning, Joint Ventures, Divestitures, International Expansion, and Strategic Partnerships. He has led all aspects of 35+ acquisitions, divestitures, and strategic investments with aggregate value exceeding $8B. 

In this podcast you will learn:

  • The ideal method of getting a prospect on board
  • How to find the right people that can do all the various growth deal types
  • How Jeremy manages the wide breadth of responsibilities he has

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

To join our network of M&A practitioners, sign up for our newsletter at mascience.com.

Perfect your M&A practice using Agile. Go to agilema.com to learn how you can close deals faster.

Oct 9, 2020

On this episode, Kison speaks with Carlos Cesta, Vice President of Corporate Development at Presidio, about aligning leadership for greater deal success. Together they discuss leveraging employees to ensure deal success, when to start thinking about integration, and developing a joint integration plan.

Carlos is an investment banking and private equity-trained executive with over 15 years of experience executing and leading strategic initiatives. His expertise is in mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, direct investments, alliances, and partnerships.

This podcast is brought to you by DealRoom, an M&A lifecycle management software. Learn more about DealRoom at dealroom.net.

Oct 5, 2020

On this episode of M&A Science, Kison interviews Christina Ungaro, Head of Corporate Development at JLL, about how to structure a talent focused acquisition. Christina breaks down what a talent focused acquisition truly is, how to make that kind of acquisition successful, and all the necessary components your team needs to consider when executing this specific transaction.

This podcast is brought to you by DealRoom, an M&A lifecycle management software. Learn more about M&A Science and join a network of leading practitioners sharing lessons learned over the years at mascience.com.

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