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The Next Threat to M&A: Employee Activism

The rising influence of employee activism is on a path to collide with one of the critical corporate actions any company takes: transactions.

ESG in M&A: From Afterthought to Central Focus

How do ESG considerations factor into M&A? Managing Director Pat Tucker and Senior Vice President Jake Yanulis recently shared three things to keep in mind for future deal-making with Corporate Board Member.

When Deals Spring a Leak – Volume 2

Our latest research on North American M&A takes a second in-depth look at leaks.

When Deals Hear from Congress

How likely is your transaction to attract a congressional letter? We analyzed 301 letters over the past decade to understand the impact they have on M&A.

Energy M&A: A Love Story

Deals, particularly all-stock deals, are like marriages. Shareholders of both companies will have a continuing stake in the success of the combined company. So when the valuation alone isn’t conventionally attractive to the seller’s shareholders, it’s up to the sellers to woo them: "We’re not marrying for money. We found the right partner to grow old together."