Author: Carlos Keener

Organisations have in the past, and will continue to see M&A as the big answer when looking for profitable and sustained business growth. In spite of the current pandemic, this will continue to be true. Over the last two decades there have been over a...

Here are our conclusions and takeaways from this week’s webinar: Collaboration is likely to increase, driving innovation and alliances, partnerships and joint ventures… Closing M&A transactions will become much more difficult until major uncertainties resolve Striking a mutually acceptable price difficult in “normal times” New uncertainties...

Note: This is part of a series of posts about driving transformation through Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). Here's my first post. This summarises the M&A challenge and the ten recommendations I have for success. A deal must be defined by purpose. Purpose is important; purpose is...

Note: This is part of a series of posts about driving transformation through Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). Here's my first post. This summarises the M&A challenge and the ten recommendations I have for success. Some 20 years ago I had the good fortune to study Existentialism...

Note: This is part of a series of posts about driving transformation through Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). Here's my first post. This summarises the M&A challenge and the ten recommendations I have for success. Another Note: The delivery of value from an acquisition is a massive...

A recent article in the FT on Organisational Inertia highlights one of the greatest challenges of businesses trying to effect transformational change: the ability to lead through influence rather than authority. The article uses the struggle between Dominic Cummings and the UK Civil Service as...

Note: This is part of a series of posts about driving transformation through Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). Here's my first post. This summarises the M&A challenge and the ten recommendations I have for success. The Power of Ideas When a powerful idea surfaces in one industry, it...

Note: This is part of a series of posts about driving transformation through Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). Here's my first post. This summarises the M&A challenge and the ten recommendations I have for success. Complexity wears people down! Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are seismic life-changing events capable...