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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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Mar 28, 2022
Sreepathy Viswanathan, Chief Corporate Development Officer, HGS Healthcare  (HGS.NS)

An M&A transaction can be an expensive mistake, and you can waste a lot of time and money if you pursue a transaction without a solid M&A strategy. 

On the other hand, a solid strategy allows you to pick the right targets and pursue them proactively. 

In this episode of the M&A Science Podcast, Sreepathy Viswanathan, Chief Corporate Development Officer, HGS Healthcare, who has 25 years of experience in Corp Dev, talks about how to build a great M&A strategy. 

Things you will learn in this episode:

- The Importance of M&A strategy

- How to shape your M&A strategy

- The difference between M&A strategy and corporate strategy

- The integration’s role in strategy 

- How relationships affect M&A deals

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Mar 21, 2022
Daniel Burseth, Vice President at Eckhart, Inc.

Roll-ups are one of the fastest ways to grow a business in a fragmented industry. But combining several entities with different cultures can be challenging and may lead to inefficiencies. 

In this episode of the M&A Science Podcast, Daniel Burseth, Vice President at Eckhart, talks about the opportunities and challenges of rolling up small manufacturing companies. 

Things you will learn in this episode:

- The great wealth transfer

- Challenges in buying a business 

- How to grow technical leadership talent

- The significant trends of automation

- Change management challenge

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Mar 14, 2022
John Morada, COO at M&A Science + DealRoom Are you looking to pivot into an M&A integration career? Over the past decade, the importance of integration has become more prevalent. Practitioners have realized that integration is where you make or break value.  However, the role and skills needed for integration leaders remain the same.

In this episode of the M&A Science podcast, John Morada, COO at M&A Science, will be sharing how to pivot into an M&A integration career, and the essential skills needed for the role.

Things you will learn in this episode:

- How to transition to an M&A integration role

- Attributes of a good integration leader 

- Primary role of an integration leader 

- Future of M&A integration 

- Importance and function of an IMO 

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Mar 7, 2022
Larry Forman, Senior Manager at Deloitte

It's no secret that M&A transactions require negotiations. But what most people don't realize is how you approach negotiations can determine the success of the overall transaction and your future relationship with the other party. 

In this episode of the M&A Science Podcast, Larry Forman, Senior Manager at Deloitte, helps us understand how to approach M&A negotiations to increase deal success. 

Things you will learn in this episode:

- The three pillars of negotiating

- How to negotiate an LOI

- Negotiating sensitive information during diligence

- How to handle limitations of liability

- Things to watch out for in non-compete clauses 

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