How to be Successful in M&A
An M&A Science Podcast
Hosted by Kison Patel
“It’s not all numbers and LOI’s and purchase agreements, but it’s interpersonal relationships as well that not only helps get a deal to the finish line, but helps make it successful.”
On this episode
Kaesar has over 15 years of experience in M&A including time spent at Ernst & Young, Archstone Consulting, Sterling Partners, and Wolters Kluwer.
In this podcast, Kaesar discusses the importance of interpersonal relationships for deal success, post-close surprises, how to learn from a deal gone wrong, and when to just walk away.
00:00 - 00:40 Intro
00:40 - 04:25 Scott’s corporate development background
04:25 - 06:36 Small vs large transactions
06:36 - 12:25 Diligence lessons learned
12:25 - 17:55 Walking away from deals
17:55 - 19:53 Post closing surprises
19:53 - 25:08 Bad deals
25:08 - 32:08 Post merger integration
32:08 - 36:26 Key lessons learned
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