Keeping M&A Deals on Track:Managing the Deal Killers


Deal killers. We have all seen them and been forced to manage through them. They come in all shapes, sizes, and varieties, with different reasons, justifications, and rationalizations. They can emanate from the buyer, the seller, or any number of third parties, such as lenders, investors, key customers or suppliers, professional advisors—or all of the above. Some deal killers are legitimate for deals that deserve to die, and some are emotional, financial, or strategic in nature. They can be very costly to all parties to the transaction, especially when significant costs have already been ...

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