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- Harris, Williams Ups Its Middle Market M&A Efforts. Roberts, Ricardo // Mergers & Acquisitions Report;09/18/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 37, p4
Reports that Harris Williams & Co. has tapped several names to expand the middle rungs of its mergers and acquisition (M&A) team. Total number of M&A professionals at Harris Williams; Specialization of the company.
- The slap-dash roll-up sits on shaky ground. Madden, Michael D. // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p26
Warns that overuse of the lucrative roll-up strategy threatens to leave many United States consolidators vulnerable. Factors blamed for the failure of roll-ups; Difficulties in finding one firm that can be restructured with others in its industry; Importance of right management and flexible...
- Creating Synergies. Johnson, Howard E. // CMA Management;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 74 Issue 6, p36
Focuses on the strategic value of business acquisitions. Components of value and price; Post-acquisition synergies; Types of synergies commonly anticipated by strategic buyers; Costs of realizing synergies.
- Integrating acquisitions successfully: Capturing the value. Wall, Stephen J.; Boccuzzi, Marie // Fairfield County Business Journal;01/31/2000, Vol. 39 Issue 5, pS3
Offers tips and advice on how to integrate business acquisitions successfully. Need to have flexible integration plans and processes; Need to recognize each organization's unique skills and core competencies.
- 'Seamless' Merger Starts With Right Ingredients. Sterns, Michael // San Diego Business Journal;12/3/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 49, p27
Focuses on the need for strategic planning in the merger between two financial institutions. Advantages of a merger; Importance of consolidating technologies; Evaluation of the differences and similarities between organizations.
- Addressing Key Areas Keeps Mergers on Firm Ground. // Healthcare Executive;May/Jun2000, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p11
Explains the strategies to take when handling vulnerable areas in a merger negotiation. Role of the leader in the delivery of information; Development of a criteria for the decision-making process; Importance of the focus on the benefits of long-term vision.
- The Deal Process That Never Stops. Holubec, Lev; Klee, John; Wathen, Michael // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal;Jul2002, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p24
Focuses on trends in Merger and acquisition (M&A) activities. Impact of economic slowdown on M&A activities; Importance of a strategic approach for the success of acquisitions; Factors involved in a n approach to improve the M&A process of a company.
- Entrepreneurs Eye M&As as Tool for Company Growth. Lamb, Michael // San Diego Business Journal;10/1/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 40, p22
Focuses on the strategic planning for consolidation among companies in San Diego, California. Assessment of the comfort level with the broker; Derivation of prospects to establish relationships; Avoidance of risky venture.
- M&A market kicks its heels over deals. PETRYK, ANDREW K. // Smart Business Florida;Winter2015, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p27
The article discusses trends in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market and mentions topics including the expansion in middle market M&A, industries that are expected to have robust M&A activity in 2015 and factors influencing M&A strategies.