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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: December, 2020
Dec 28, 2020

On this episode of M&A Science, Kison interviews Elena Sidelnikova, a corporate development executive with 15 years of experience in M&A Finance. Together they discuss how to identify risks in software M&A. In this podcast you will learn about:

- Technical due diligence

- Risks in hiring foreign talent

- Things to look out for in customer contracts

 

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.

Dec 21, 2020

On this episode of M&A Science, Kison interview Mike Palumbo, Director of Corporate Development at Halo Branded Solutions. In this discussion, they talk about evolving your corporate development function. In this podcast you will learn:

- How to add value to your business

- The tools needed for success

- The importance of internal communication

 

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.

Dec 11, 2020

On this episode of M&A Science, Kison interviews Galina Wolinetz, Managing Director at Virtas Partners M&A Integration, and James Payne, Principal Consultant at Merger Integration Consulting, LLC, about why integration in M&A is so difficult. In this podcast, you will learn:

- How to ensure success for integration

- Various risks to look out for when preparing for integration

- Why leadership can make or break the success of integration

 

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.

Dec 7, 2020

On this episode of M&A Science, Kison interviews Gina Sandon, Director of Corporate Development, M&A, Synergy, and Integration at IBM, about how to evolve your M&A workflows using key Agile principles. In this episode, you will learn:

- The evolution of IBM's integration process

- What the Agile Acceleration Model is and how to implement it

- How to drive change to the people

 

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.

Dec 4, 2020

On this episode of M&A Science, we're re-visiting a session from our M&A Science Virtual Summit held in June. In this session, the topic discusses why everything you’ve been told about integration is wrong. Moderated by Zoe Bogan, Corporate Development executive at KPMG, with guest speakers David Boyd and Ben De Haldevang, founders of Agile Gorilla. In this session you will learn:

- How to create the right environment for integration

- How to be an empathetic leader

- How to look at integration with an outcome-based perspective

 

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.

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