Sell Side M&A Advice
An M&A Science Podcast
Hosted by Kison Patel
“Never underestimate anything.” It’s impossible to know 100% of the business when you first do a transaction. You will always deal with unknowns."
On this episode
Previously, Maddipatla worked at notable companies such as Deloitte, Pfizer, and Merrill Lynch. And it was in 2005 that he started his own company that focused on data compliance for the pharmaceutical industry.
In this podcast, Maddipatla discusses his sell side experience, how to wisely choose investments, and post-deal integration.
0:00 – 4:03 Vamsi’s background at Deloitte, Pfizer, Merrill Lynch
4:04 – 6:27 Acquiring Clinovo (how found and why chose over others)
6:28 – 9:24 Due diligence process as a buyer
9:25 – 11:24 Issues that came up during diligence process
11:25 – 13:39 Working with the investment banker
13:40 – 14:19 Interaction with seller prior to closing
14:20 – 19:19 Challenges with integration
19:20 – 21:55 Lessons learned and post-closing challenges
21:56 – 23:05 Lessons from the sell side
23:06 – 23:38 What’s on the horizon
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