M&A Party is Over: Is Your Board Suffering?
Many boards which have consummated acquisitions are finding that they are living with the after-effects of acclimating target board members. When the Merger & Acquisitions (M&A) market picks up, it would be helpful for managements and boards to consider the implications of offering board seats to officers and directors of acquired companies as part of an integration plan. Companies could also consider putting a sunset provision in place for those directors. This article, written by Nicole Sandford, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP, explores the issues created by the recent robust deal activity and what lessons can be learned to apply in the future, including:
- Size matters
- We are where we came from
- What can be done
Download the attached article, originally published by Corporate Secretary, May 2009, to learn more.
Overview: Governance, Risk and Compliance