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Jun 14. 2017

Ten Reasons to Outsource Innovation in M&A

The innovation failure rate is ...

author: Kison Patel

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Jun 08. 2017

How Innovative Machine Learning Makes M&A Better

If you work in M&A, you know due diligence is a costly and time-consuming process.

author: Kison Patel

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May 23. 2017

Creating Tangible Intellectual Capital with AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is valuable because it captures intellectual capital. Intellectual ...

author: Kison Patel

Post Merger Integration mergers and acquisitions Paul Tennola synergies platform bolt-on M&A
May 19. 2017

Bolt-On or New Platform: How Synergies Differ

As a professional with 29 years’ experience in M&A corporate development, financial operations, and management, Paul Tennola, CFO of Paynet, is an expert when it comes to M&A. In addition to his experience with Paynet, Paul has worked with TransUnion, ...

author: Kison Patel

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May 16. 2017

This is How You Survive an Unprofitable Business

Sean Peace has a captivating story to tell about selling and exiting an unprofitable business in a unique niche: a fintech startup dealing with entertainment in the Southeast. In 2013, he founded Royalty Exchange, an auction marketplace selling music royalty ...

author: Kison Patel

Post Merger Integration Due diligence sell-side
May 03. 2017

Important Lessons on the Seller-Side of M&A

amsi Maddipatla’s first job was with Deloitte & Touche in South Africa as a Management Consultant Trainee working at the largest aluminum foundry in the African subcontinent. After moving to the U.S. and obtaining ...

author: Kison Patel

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Apr 24. 2017

The Death of Traditional M&A Advisors

The evolution of financial services is not slowing down.

author: Kison Patel

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Apr 18. 2017

Key Private Equity Criteria for Successful M&A

Greg DellaFranco is currently a Senior Manager of Corporate Development at Deloitte Consulting. Prior to joining Deloitte, he served as Director of Corporate Development at KPMG. When combined with 16 years in corporate development, corporate strategy, new venture ...

author: Kison Patel