Mergercast by Booz & Company Releases Episode 30 -- M&A and the Board

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In Episode 30 of Mergercast by Booz & Co., Gerry Adolph, a Senior Partner at Booz & Company and leader of the firm's Mergers and Restructuring group, shares his insights about what Boards of Directors need to keep in mind as the M&A environment continues to heat up.

Gerry Adolph, a Senior Partner at Booz & Company and leader of the firm's Mergers and Restructuring group, shares his insights about what Boards of Directors need to keep in mind as the M&A environment continues to heat up.

In this episode, he addresses topics including:

  •      The biggest risks for Boards in looking at prospective transactions,
  •      How directors should assess different types of deals,
  •      What Boards should consider when a suitor comes knocking, and
  •      How to deal with hostile transactions.

"In today's M&A environment where we have seen a seller-driven slow-down and a difference in expectations between buyers and sellers, evaluating the strategic fit and true valuation of a potential deal -- as well as having a clear roadmap as to how that transaction will build capabilities -- are key factors for boards to consider," says Adolph.

Mergercast by Booz & Company is a podcast exploring the world of mergers, acquisitions and restructurings. Episode 30 has a runtime of 14 minutes and 16 seconds and can be accessed at http://www.booz.com/mergercast. Listeners can play the podcast on its homepage or subscribe via RSS feed, e-mail or the iTunes store.

About Booz & Company
Booz & Company is a leading global management consulting firm, helping the world's top businesses, governments, and organizations.

Our founder, Edwin Booz, defined the profession when he established the first management consulting firm in 1914.

Today, with more than 3,300 people in 60 offices around the world, we bring foresight and knowledge, deep functional expertise, and a practical approach to building capabilities and delivering real impact. We work closely with our clients to create and deliver essential advantage.
For our management magazine strategy+business, visit http://www.strategy-business.com.

Visit http://www.booz.com to learn more about Booz & Company.

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