IASB Floats Rule Changes on Acquisition Disclosures
The board believes companies should be required to provide more information about how their takeovers have performed.
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.
M&A Risks: Buyers Beware
The pressure to grow sales and profits is translating into a need for speed. But acquirers play a risky game if they cut corners on due diligence.
The Simple Secret Behind Why Acquisitions Fail
Acquisitions are a zero-sum game: both buyer and seller need to feel they are getting a good deal. Unfortunately, buyers usually pay too much.
Acquisitions Boost Short-Term Stock Value
While there are different ways to measure the success of M&A deals, shortly after deals close investors tend to expect they'll deliver incremental value.
Which Acquisitions Will Generate Negative Stock Returns?
If the acquiring company elects to exempt the target from Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 internal controls attestation, negative stock returns may follow.
Will Governments and Inflation Cool M&A Activity?
Both are threats to the confidence global executives currently have in the conditions for dealmaking.
Twice as Many Firms Plan Asset Sales in 2016
Divestments are being used mostly to grow core businesses and invest in new products, an EY study finds.
Panasonic Buys Refrigeration Firm Hussmann
The Japanese electronics giant says the $1.5 billion deal will enable it to expand its refrigerated display case business in the U.S.
Newell Rubbermaid Buys Jarden for $15 Billion
Newell is betting it will gain "efficiency and clout" by acquiring Jarden's stable of brands including Crock-Pot cookers and Sunbeam irons.
Paychex Bets on Temporary Staffing Growth
The acquisition of Advance Partners will allow Paychex to provide additional support to its staffing industry clients.