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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: June, 2021
Jun 28, 2021

Do you want to learn how to negotiate like a pro? I recently had a chat with Mladen Kresic, Founder and CEO of K&R Negotiation Associates LLC, and he shared a lot when it comes to negotiating effectively. Here's what you'll learn about:

- Breaking Down Value-Based Negotiations

-  Macro and Micro Agenda of Negotiations

- Tools to Become a Better Negotiator

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Jun 21, 2021

What's the secret sauce to executing M&A without a dedicated deal team? According to this week's guest, Alexi Venneri, Founder and CEO of Digital Air Strike, it's all about team alignment. Hear her perspective on:

-  Deal sourcing without a dedicated team

- A CEO's role in confirmatory diligence

- The four values to be successful

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

Jun 14, 2021

This week's episode features Bill Stone, CEO of SS&C Technologies. We were lucky enough to hear some of Bill's top tips for conducting acquisitions such as:

- Why Bill doesn't believe in paying nine times sales multiples

- Being on his team's sales calls to ensure his team his performing their best at all times

- In order to preserve value, you must carefully evaluate the talent inside the target company

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Jun 7, 2021

Finding the right deal is hard, but finding companies that don't want to be found is even harder. Dustin Intihar, Director, M&A, and Strategic Alliances at Lubrizol, joined Kison for an interview and shared his tips and experiences in hunting deals in M&A. Here are some things you'll hear about:


- Seeking the right person

- What the first conversation looks like

- Tools to use for building a pipeline

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Jun 1, 2021

Are you familiar with the trade show industry? It’s very underappreciated but is gaining a lot of traction now with PE firms. Learn how to prepare your company for a Private Equity acquisition with Philip Soar, Executive Chairman and CEO of CloserStill Group PLC. In this episode you'll hear about:

 

- The history of trade shows

- Why private equity firms are interested in this industry

- What to look for in a PE partnership

 

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