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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: September, 2021
Sep 27, 2021

Hiring a bank to facilitate a divestiture is an option, not a necessity. Kison Patel interviewed Russ Hartz, VP Corp Dev at Ansys, to talk about his vast experience of successfully executing divestitures without a bank. Here's what you'll learn:

 

- The importance of constant business evaluation

- How to create a competitive buyers' pool

- How to know which buyer is right for the company

 

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Sep 20, 2021

If you’re an infrequent buyer, you might be thinking about how to maximize your existing resources. Kison Patel spoke to Peter Linas, CPO & EVP Corporate Development at Bullhorn. Peter talks about managing a corporate development team in an infrequent acquisition environment. Here's what you'll learn:

- Staffing Up Internal Vs. External Resources

- Key Areas to Hire Advisors

- Determining the Integration Lead

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Sep 13, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has completely transformed how most people work, and M&A is no different. Atlassian is one of the first companies to make acquisitions fully remote. In this interview, Christina Amiry, Head of M&A Strategic Operations, Integration at Atlassian, discusses how to evolve your M&A integration function in the digital era. You will hear about:

- How Atlassian made the switch to completely virtual

- The acquisition of Chartio

- How to have a mindset of change

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Sep 7, 2021

This week's episode of the M&A Science podcast is about how PE firms can ramp up the growth of their businesses using the buy and build strategy. Kison interviewed Adam Coffey, CEO at CoolSys, Refrigeration and HVAC Systems, and author of The Private Equity Playbook. Here's what you'll learn:

- What is a buy and build strategy

- When you should consider this strategy

- How to build a team to implement this strategy

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