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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: April, 2021
Apr 26, 2021

On this week's episode of M&A Science, Kison speaks with Jeff Hennig, Sr. Director, Corporate Development at Xilinx, and talked about how to manage communication workstreams in M&A. Here are some key takeaways:

- Importance Of a Dedicated Person for Communication

- Considering Wall Street on Communication Plans

- Considering Target Company on Communication Plans

- What Happens Between Announcement and Close

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Apr 19, 2021

On this episode of the M&A Science podcast, Kison interviews Brett Shawn, Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel at Warburg Pincus. They discussed how to execute M&A deals from a legal perspective. In this episode you'll learn:

- The Biggest Surprise in Today’s Market

- Thinking Outside the Box for Contractual Risk

- Common Mistakes Non-Lawyers Make

- PE firms vs SPAC

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

Apr 16, 2021

This is a previous interview that Kison had with Michael Frankel, SVP and managing director at Deloitte, and Bruce Bowden, CFO oat Bottomline Technologies about cultivating relationships with deal targets. In this episode, you'll learn:

  • How you can foster relationships with the right targets
  • CEO to CEO relationship
  • The 3 biggest mistakes when cultivating a relationship with a seller
Apr 12, 2021

On this episode of M&A Science, Kison interviews Andrew Gratz, Associate General Counsel at LyondellBasell, about how a company's legal team should be involved in mergers and acquisitions. In this podcast, you will learn:

- When to involve your legal team in M&A

- The legal team's expectations from the corporate development team

- How legal teams can be helpful during diligence

 

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.

 

Apr 5, 2021

On this episode of M&A Science, Kison interviews Michael Frankel, Senior Vice President Managing Director at Deloitte New Venture Accelerator, and Justin Goldman, Senior Vice President, Strategic Finance and Corporate Development at MediaMath, to discuss how business leaders can build an M&A strategy. In this podcast you will learn:


- The biggest challenges of working with a business leader

- How to keep business leaders motivated

- Why M&A needs to transform

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