M&A WAR STORIES - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

M&A WAR STORIES - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

These M&A War Stories podcasts are for anyone engaged in M&A or Divestment activity. Every week your hosts Robert Heaton & Toby Tester, along with special podcast guests, will draw on their past M&A experience through case studies and what hopefully will prove to be interesting stories. By chipping with our own thoughts and experiences our aim is that all of us professionally involved in M&A – CEOs, CFOs, Executives, Consultants and Advisors, get that little bit better next time round.

LEADERSHIP AND ITS MANY DISGUISES
M&A WAR STORIES - The Good, The Bad and The UglySeptember 17, 202100:36:5725.4 MB

LEADERSHIP AND ITS MANY DISGUISES

Leadership is one of those topics that is really hard to wrap your head around because, in Robert and Toby's opinion, Leadership isn't just the person with the grandest title at the top of the tree, Leadership is invested in many people through every facet of an organization.That is partic...

WHAT IS LEADERSHIP? ARE GOOD LEADERS SIMPLY BORN THAT WAY?

WHAT IS LEADERSHIP? ARE GOOD LEADERS SIMPLY BORN THAT WAY?

In this latest podcast, Robert and Toby have pivoted away from M&A disaster stories and moved towards an examination of leadership? Why you might ask.Well, in all of Robert and Toby's experience, good leadership (or bad leadership for that matter) has been the instrumental factor in whether...

GOOGLE BUYS AND SELLS MOTOROLA IN LESS THAN 2 YEARS

GOOGLE BUYS AND SELLS MOTOROLA IN LESS THAN 2 YEARS

Another acquisition dissected by the dastardly duo of Toby Tester and Robert Heaton and this week it's Google's $12.5Bn acquisition of Motorola. A deal which they then sold to Lenovo less than 2 years later, for $2.9Bn.On the first examination, this looks like a disaster, but in reality, G...