TITLE

As the CFO Goes, So Goes the Merger

PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Jul/Aug1999, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the role of chief financial officers (CFO) after the negotiation phase of an unfriendly merger. Larraine Segil, author of "Intelligent Business Alliances," said that the selection of one company's CFO over the other will send a clear signal over who is holding the financial controls of a company. Segil suggests that the role of a CFO is even more important if an acquired company's founder stays on as part of the company due to possible personality conflicts.
ACCESSION #
11873183

 

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