Transaction Advisors provides in-depth information and perspective on M&A strategy and governance, transaction structuring, integration methods, regulation and litigation, valuation and deal-related finance, accounting, and tax considerations through a collection of white papers, technical articles, research studies, and reports from our M&A Conference Series.


A Conversation with Professor Stephen G. Morrissette on M&A Strategy During Shaky Markets

Stephen G. Morrissette, Adjunct Associate Professor of Strategic Management, University of Chicago's Booth School of Business
William Jefferson Black, Managing Director & Publisher, Transaction Advisors Institute

10 Key Closing Issues as a Result of COVID-19’s Impact

Mara Rogers, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Study on M&A Value Creation Shows High Level of Divestiture Activity

Les Baird, Partner, Bain &Company
David Harding, Partner, Bain &Company
Andrei Vorobyov, Partner, Bain &Company

Steps for Heading off Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Scrutiny

Steve Spiegelhalter, Practice Leader, EY
Laura Kobes, Senior Manager, EY

Fielding the Optimal Deal Team to Improve M&A Outcomes

Nichelle Maynard-Elliott, Board Member, Element Solutions
Alan Konevsky, Chief Legal Officer, tZERO
Hugh Boston, Vice President, Corporate Finance and Corporate Development, Interpublic
Sarah Salomon, Principal in the Global M&A Practice, Mercer

Transaction Insurance Now Being Used for Asset Sales Under Bankruptcy Code Section 363

Bryan M. O'Keefe, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw
James B. Sowka, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw

Methods for Integrating Marketing and Brand in M&A

Alex Liu, Partner, McKinsey & Company
Nikolaus Raberger, Partner, McKinsey & Company
Andy Rinaldi, Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company
Christian Sawaryn, Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company

A Conversation with Margot Miller, Global Legal Head of M&A at Anheuser-Busch InBev

Margot Miller, Global Legal Head of M&A, Anheuser-Busch InBev
William Jefferson Black, Managing Director & Publisher, Transaction Advisors Institute

Why do Acquirers Outperform in a Weak Economy?

Jens Kengelbach, Managing Director and Senior Partner, The Boston Consulting Group
Georg Keienburg, Managing Director and Partner, The Boston Consulting Group
Jeff Gell, Managing Director and Senior Partner, The Boston Consulting Group
Jesper Nielsen, Managing Director and Senior Partner, The Boston Consulting Group

Tailored Poison Pill Structures Fortify Defenses Against Hostile Threats

Douglas Cogen, Partner, Fenwick & West
David K. Michaels, Partner, Fenwick & West
Ethan A. Skerry, Partner, Fenwick & West

New CFIUS Regulations Expand Scope to Minority Investments

John Beahn, Partner in the CFIUS Practice, Shearman & Sterling
Robert LaRussa, Counsel in the CFIUS Practice, Shearman & Sterling

Methods for Heading Off Antitrust and Regulatory Challenges

Stacy Frazier, Executive Counsel, Competition Law and Policy, GE
Michael Hartman, Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, AT&T
Brendan Bowes, Associate General Counsel for Corporate, Securities and M&A, Archer Daniels Midland Company
Chuck Webb, Senior Antitrust Attorney, FedEx
Margot Miller, Global Legal Director of Commercial and M&A, Anheuser-Busch InBev
Gil Ohana, Senior Director of Antitrust and Competition, Cisco Systems
David Emanuelson, Global Antitrust Counsel in the Antitrust and Commercial Litigation Group, Intel

A Primer on Private Investments in Public Equity (PIPEs)

Paul M. Tiger, M&A Partner, Freshfields

Study on Abandoned Mergers and Acquisitions Identifies Areas for Process Improvement

Gerd Finck, Senior Knowledge Expert, McKinsey & Company
Roerich Bansal, Research Specialist, McKinsey & Company
Marjan Firouzgar, Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company

M&A Conferences

The cross-disciplinary agenda draws on experienced M&A professionals from various industries and regions to share first-hand experiences, best practices, and recommendations for navigating deals through both internal and external challenges.
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