A Dedicated M&A Team May Be Worth It
A new academic study finds that specialized M&A staffs help acquirers identify targets that have higher synergies.
Johnson & Johnson Borrows $7.5B to Fund Its Purchase Of Momenta
S&P Global Ratings said that the company’s adjusted debt to a measure of earnings is at a 15-year high.
French Company to Buy Fintech YayPay
Accounts receivable SaaS provider sells to Quadient for about $20 million in cash.
Three Ways of Driving Success in An Acquisition
While corporate development typically builds the deal model and prepares the synergy projections, the CFO’s team should pressure-test and calibrate them.
McDonald’s to Buy AI Personalization Platform
The deal for Dynamic Yield would be the largest for the fast-food giant in two decades.
Aon Not Pursuing Willis Towers Watson Deal
Due to media speculation, Aon was forced to disclose it was in the preliminary stages of an all-share deal.
Ellie Mae Reaches $3.7 Billion Deal With Thoma Bravo
The agreement to buy the mortgage origination technology provider includes a 35-day shopping period.
Merck to Buy French Animal Health Company
Merck announced a $2.37 billion deal for digital animal identification provider Antelliq.
Campbell Soup Gobbles Up Pacific Foods
Campbell continues to reshape its product portfolio in response to shifting consumer tastes.
Avoid These Mistakes When Planning an Exit
Among several key potential errors, the most costly may be trying to squeeze out every last dollar of valuation, a veteran technology CFO says.
Thermo Fisher Makes Electron Microscopy Move
The lab equipment firm's $4.2 billion purchase of FEI gives it access to technology used by biopharma companies to develop drugs.