Understanding the key differences between a public company take-private transaction and a private company sale is significant given at least 85% of closed take-private deals announced in 2015 or 2016 valued over $100 million resulted in litigation.
It is still true that most M&A teams and professional investors dislike joint ventures and partnerships. They are regarded as slow, complex, and risky, with only at best a 50-60% chance of success. This article discusses the top five trap areas causing the current failures of joint ventures and partnerships.
By Mr. Henri Leveque & Mr. Colin Wittmer & Mr. Jakub Olszowski & Mr. Julian Brown & Mr. Martyn Curragh & Mr. J. Neely
These authors guide companies to hone shareholder communications that not only articulate their strategy, but demonstrate that it is grounded in a well-considered assessment of both their asset portfolios and their capabilities, potentially minimizing the risk of becoming the target of a shareholder activist.