Metric of the Month: Days Cash on Hand
Strong cash reserves help you prepare for the unexpected — whether good or bad.
How to Maximize Economic Development Incentives
Such incentives are often available to acquiring companies or merged entities, but getting the most out of them requires close attention.
M&A Didn’t Add Value in 2018. How About 2019?
While acquiring companies have underperformed stock indexes for the past two years, the outlook for M&A may be brightening.
Top Issues for Boards Heading Into 2019
Board diversity, corporate culture, and sexual harassment will be among the key discussion topics for corporate directors next year.
What to Do When an Activist’s Letter Arrives
The question is no longer whether an activist will invest in your stock, but when they might go active.
M&A Activity Expected to Rise Again in 2019
Despite trade and tariff tensions, three-quarters of U.S. corporate executives expect to close more and larger deals next year than they did in 2018.
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.
Twilio Agrees to Buy SendGrid
The $2 billion deal values the Denver-based email platform company at about 10 times expected 2019 revenue.
The Key to M&A Success: Brutal Honesty
When M&A deals are booming, it's important for CFOs to remember that volume fuels mistakes as well as success.
Global Acquirers Hit Pause Last Quarter
Global merger-and-acquisition volume dropped 35% in the third quarter, to $783 billion.
Keurig Dr Pepper to Buy Core Nutrition
Keurig Dr Pepper said it expects the transaction to be neutral to the company's adjusted diluted earnings per share in 2019 and accretive thereafter.