Mergercast by Strategy&

by Strategy&

Mergercast by Strategy&
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 42
  • Last: 25 Jan 2017
Mergercast by Strategy& is a podcast exploring the world of mergers, acquisitions and restructurings. It is a talk show with each episode focusing on a specific area of M&A/restructuring. These episodes were originally published by Booz & Company.

Episodes (42)

  • Episode 29: The China Strategy
    Episode 29: The China Strategy
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    Published: 24 May 2010 Duration: 16:21
    In this episode, Gerry Adolph, a Senior Partner at Strategy& and leader of the firm's mergers and restructuring group, sits down to interview Edward Tse, author of the book: The China Strategy. They speak about the book, which describes how... Read more →
    In this episode, Gerry Adolph, a Senior Partner at Strategy& and leader of the firm's mergers and restructuring group, sits down to interview Edward Tse, author of the book: The China Strategy. They speak about the book, which describes how... Read more →

  • Episode 55: Strategy That Works - How winning companies close the strategy-to-execution gap
    Episode 55: Strategy That Works - How winning companies close the strategy-to-execution gap
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    Published: 15 Jun 2016 Duration: 09:20
    In Mergercast 55 principals with PwC US J. Neely and Paul Leinwand, who is a co-author of Strategy That Works, discuss how winning companies close the elusive strategy-to-execution gap, and how these relate to choices about M&A.
    In Mergercast 55 principals with PwC US J. Neely and Paul Leinwand, who is a co-author of Strategy That Works, discuss how winning companies close the elusive strategy-to-execution gap, and how these relate to choices about M&A.

  • Episode 33: Capabilities-Driven Strategy in M&A
    Episode 33: Capabilities-Driven Strategy in M&A
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    Published: 2 Dec 2010 Duration: 19:36
    In this episode, Paul Leinwand, a Strategy& Senior Partner and author, interviews Gerry Adolph, Senior Partner and leader of the firm's mergers and restructuring group, about the value of taking a capabilities driven approach to the M&A spa... Read more →
    In this episode, Paul Leinwand, a Strategy& Senior Partner and author, interviews Gerry Adolph, Senior Partner and leader of the firm's mergers and restructuring group, about the value of taking a capabilities driven approach to the M&A spa... Read more →

  • Episode 37: The changing face of private equity
    Episode 37: The changing face of private equity
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    Published: 1 Jun 2011 Duration: 14:55
    In this episode, J. Neely, a Partner at Strategy&, explores the private equity industry in light of Carlyle Group's recent IPO announcement. He discusses a number of topics including whether the Carlyle announcement is indicative of any kin... Read more →
    In this episode, J. Neely, a Partner at Strategy&, explores the private equity industry in light of Carlyle Group's recent IPO announcement. He discusses a number of topics including whether the Carlyle announcement is indicative of any kin... Read more →

  • Episode 39: The capabilities premium in M&A, part 1
    Episode 39: The capabilities premium in M&A, part 1
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    Published: 22 Feb 2012 Duration: 16:31
    In this first episode in a two-part series, Gerald Adolph, Senior Partner and leader of Strategy&'s mergers and restructuring group, interviews J. Neely, a Partner at the firm, about new Strategy& research finding that transactions designed... Read more →
    In this first episode in a two-part series, Gerald Adolph, Senior Partner and leader of Strategy&'s mergers and restructuring group, interviews J. Neely, a Partner at the firm, about new Strategy& research finding that transactions designed... Read more →

  • Episode 50: A decade of M&A
    Episode 50: A decade of M&A
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    Published: 19 May 2015 Duration: 23:39
    In this 50th episode of our show, Strategy& Senior Partners Gerald Adolph and Tom Flaherty, Strategy& Partner J Neely and PwC Deals Partner Gregg Nahass look back at the deals environment in 2006, the year the Mergercast by Strategy& podcas... Read more →
    In this 50th episode of our show, Strategy& Senior Partners Gerald Adolph and Tom Flaherty, Strategy& Partner J Neely and PwC Deals Partner Gregg Nahass look back at the deals environment in 2006, the year the Mergercast by Strategy& podcas... Read more →

  • Episode 31: Coherence in consumer goods M&A, part one
    Episode 31: Coherence in consumer goods M&A, part one
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    Published: 8 Oct 2010 Duration: 13:34
    In this first episode of a three part series, J. Neely, a Partner at Strategy&, explores the importance of developing coherence-driven M&A strategies, beginning with how coherence creates better performing organizations. He addresses topics... Read more →
    In this first episode of a three part series, J. Neely, a Partner at Strategy&, explores the importance of developing coherence-driven M&A strategies, beginning with how coherence creates better performing organizations. He addresses topics... Read more →

  • Episode 36: Lean post merger integration
    Episode 36: Lean post merger integration
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    Published: 1 Jun 2011 Duration: 16:10
    In this episode, Gerald Adoph, Senior Partner and leader of Strategy&'s mergers and restructuring Group, interviews Kelley Mavros, a Strategy& Partner based in Chicago, on the topic of lean. The two discuss a client engagement in which lean... Read more →
    In this episode, Gerald Adoph, Senior Partner and leader of Strategy&'s mergers and restructuring Group, interviews Kelley Mavros, a Strategy& Partner based in Chicago, on the topic of lean. The two discuss a client engagement in which lean... Read more →

  • Episode 40: The capabilities premium in M&A, part 2
    Episode 40: The capabilities premium in M&A, part 2
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    Published: 14 Mar 2012 Duration: 18:04
    In this second episode in a two-part series, Gerald Adolph, Senior Partner and leader of Strategy&'s mergers and restructuring group, continues his interview with J. Neely, a Partner at the firm, about new Strategy& research finding that tr... Read more →
    In this second episode in a two-part series, Gerald Adolph, Senior Partner and leader of Strategy&'s mergers and restructuring group, continues his interview with J. Neely, a Partner at the firm, about new Strategy& research finding that tr... Read more →

  • Episode 46: Utility M&A
    Episode 46: Utility M&A
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    Published: 15 Oct 2013 Duration: 11:48
    In this episode, Earl Simpkins, a Partner at Strategy& based in Dallas, discusses where we are in the current wave of utilities industry M&A. Topics include the impact of natural gas pricing, environmental issues and the strengthening econo... Read more →
    In this episode, Earl Simpkins, a Partner at Strategy& based in Dallas, discusses where we are in the current wave of utilities industry M&A. Topics include the impact of natural gas pricing, environmental issues and the strengthening econo... Read more →

  • Episode 47: The secret to successful divestitures
    Episode 47: The secret to successful divestitures
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    Published: 21 Jan 2014 Duration: 16:48
    In this episode, Ahmad Filsoof, a Principal at Strategy& based in Chicago, describes a methodology for companies looking to divest a part of their business that centers on the capabilities that come with that asset. He explores the importan... Read more →
    In this episode, Ahmad Filsoof, a Principal at Strategy& based in Chicago, describes a methodology for companies looking to divest a part of their business that centers on the capabilities that come with that asset. He explores the importan... Read more →

  • Episode 53: Reducing your attractiveness to activists
    Episode 53: Reducing your attractiveness to activists
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    Published: 12 Apr 2016 Duration: 06:07
    Leading practitioners of Strategy&, PwC's strategy consulting business, and principals with PwC US, Randy Starr and Hunter Hohlt discuss how in recent years companies across all sectors have been the target of activist investors. Citing exa... Read more →
    Leading practitioners of Strategy&, PwC's strategy consulting business, and principals with PwC US, Randy Starr and Hunter Hohlt discuss how in recent years companies across all sectors have been the target of activist investors. Citing exa... Read more →

  • Episode 59: The new paradigm for telecoms
    Episode 59: The new paradigm for telecoms
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    Published: 15 Dec 2016 Duration: 10:54
    In Mergercast 59, Dr. Roman Friedrich, a Managing Director with Strategy& Germany, based in Dusseldorf, and Rolf Meakin, Partner with Strategy& UK, based in London, discuss the risks of a business-as-usual approach for telecoms, and the nee... Read more →
    In Mergercast 59, Dr. Roman Friedrich, a Managing Director with Strategy& Germany, based in Dusseldorf, and Rolf Meakin, Partner with Strategy& UK, based in London, discuss the risks of a business-as-usual approach for telecoms, and the nee... Read more →

  • Episode 60: Megadeals transforming the entertainment, media and communications sector
    Episode 60: Megadeals transforming the entertainment, media and communications sector
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    Published: 25 Jan 2017 Duration: 10:16
    In Mergercast 60, John Boxall, Deals Director at Strategy&, PwC's strategy consulting business; Lori Bistis, Deals Director at PwC and ‎Paul Kennedy, Deals Partner at PwC, discuss megadeals, in the entertainment, media and communications se... Read more →
    In Mergercast 60, John Boxall, Deals Director at Strategy&, PwC's strategy consulting business; Lori Bistis, Deals Director at PwC and ‎Paul Kennedy, Deals Partner at PwC, discuss megadeals, in the entertainment, media and communications se... Read more →

  • Episode 48: Food industry M&A
    Episode 48: Food industry M&A
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    Published: 1 Dec 2014 Duration: 19:59
    In this episode, Akshat Dubey, a Principal at Strategy& in the Consumer and Retail practice, and Joe Nuzzolo, a PwC Managing Director in capital markets advisory, explore the current level of transaction activity among food companies, marke... Read more →
    In this episode, Akshat Dubey, a Principal at Strategy& in the Consumer and Retail practice, and Joe Nuzzolo, a PwC Managing Director in capital markets advisory, explore the current level of transaction activity among food companies, marke... Read more →

  • Episode 49: The new supercompetitors
    Episode 49: The new supercompetitors
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    Published: 2 Feb 2015 Duration: 13:55
    In this episode, Paul Leinwand, a Senior Partner at Strategy&, discusses the emergence of the supercompetitor, new type of company that changes the very dynamics of its business environment. He explores the role of M&A as a growth driver fo... Read more →
    In this episode, Paul Leinwand, a Senior Partner at Strategy&, discusses the emergence of the supercompetitor, new type of company that changes the very dynamics of its business environment. He explores the role of M&A as a growth driver fo... Read more →

  • Episode 51: Deals that win
    Episode 51: Deals that win
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    Published: 14 Oct 2015 Duration: 18:39
    In episode 51 of Mergercast, principals with PwC US J Neely and John Jullens discuss the insights from Strategy&'s study "Deals That Win". Focused on the role of capabilities in M&A, the study reveals that achieving a capabilities fit in de... Read more →
    In episode 51 of Mergercast, principals with PwC US J Neely and John Jullens discuss the insights from Strategy&'s study "Deals That Win". Focused on the role of capabilities in M&A, the study reveals that achieving a capabilities fit in de... Read more →

  • Episode 52: A potent weapon against activists
    Episode 52: A potent weapon against activists
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    Published: 15 Mar 2016 Duration: 11:08
    In episode 52 of Strategy&'s Mergercast, Larry Jones and Joe Duerr, leading practitioners in the strategic value consulting group of the PwC U.S. deals practice, discuss how companies can best utilize their most potent weapon against shareh... Read more →
    In episode 52 of Strategy&'s Mergercast, Larry Jones and Joe Duerr, leading practitioners in the strategic value consulting group of the PwC U.S. deals practice, discuss how companies can best utilize their most potent weapon against shareh... Read more →

  • Episode 54, Part 2: Divestitures - Hidden value and nasty surprises
    Episode 54, Part 2: Divestitures - Hidden value and nasty surprises
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    Published: 16 May 2016 Duration: 12:16
    Part 2 of this Mergercast series on divestitures addresses the tricky business of execution. Tom Flaherty, a principal with PwC's Strategy&, discusses common mistakes made during the actual separation, planning for the unexpected, and what ... Read more →
    Part 2 of this Mergercast series on divestitures addresses the tricky business of execution. Tom Flaherty, a principal with PwC's Strategy&, discusses common mistakes made during the actual separation, planning for the unexpected, and what ... Read more →

  • Episode 56: Digital Deals - A New Frontier
    Episode 56: Digital Deals - A New Frontier
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    Published: 15 Jun 2016 Duration: 11:45
    In Mergercast 56 J.Neely, a principal with PwC US and Joerg Krings, a partner with PwC Strategy& based in Munich, discuss the growing rationale for digital deal making, why, and the M&A challenges when these companies get together.
    In Mergercast 56 J.Neely, a principal with PwC US and Joerg Krings, a partner with PwC Strategy& based in Munich, discuss the growing rationale for digital deal making, why, and the M&A challenges when these companies get together.

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