Do Mergers and Acquisitions Create or Destroy Value? Gresham College public lecture (video, transcript)
Why CEOs May Want You Talking About Takeover Attempts. Takeover rumors push up the stock price of a potential target, deterring acquirers. Interview with Knowledge@Wharton.
Is M&A Performance Improving?. Accenture/Mergermarket webinar on characteristics of a good M&A deal.
M&A League Tables
Show Me the Money: Aura of Top M&A Banks Often Obscures Low Returns for Clients. Investment banks advise clients to do bad deals to improve their league table position. Interview with Knowledge@Wharton.
Going Beyond Rankings to Assess M&A Bankers. How a bank’s league table position is a poor measure of the quality of its advice. Article by Wall Street Journal.
Conflicts of Interest Among M&A Advisors. Access to Finance blog.