Topic: Mergers & acquisitions

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AusCycling: Inside Australia's biggest sporting merger

Three years in the making, the AusCycling mega-merger – of 18 boards with 130 directors and 11 CEOs – involved a dramatic overhaul of structure, strategy and governance.

How Bega is building its empire

The recent acquisition of Lion Dairy & Drinks by local cheesemaker Bega put iconic brands back under Australian ownership. Executive chairman Barry Irvin AM explains to Adam Courtenay the board st...

What NFP boards need to know about mergers

Not-for-profit entities will be looking to mergers to help manage the challenges ahead, but the complexities of coming together and combining cultures could work against them.

High-tech disruption: what boards must do

Buying tech skills through acquisitions too often causes value destruction.

The strong case for an NFP merger

In a volatile business environment, the case for NFP mergers is getting stronger – but directors should be aware of the possible trade-offs.

Seven Predictions from the 2018 Directors’ Sentiment Index

Stewards of organisations large and small had optimistic expectations about economic progress in the coming year, with a few exceptions. Read the top seven predictions from Australian directors arisin...

In Sync - Care in the community

An amalgamation of three existing businesses, Perth-based Community Care Force is proof that not-for-profit mergers can be successful when execution and values are perfectly aligned, writes Domini Stu...

Directors under siege? Preparing for a takeover bid

Tony Damian and Clayton James of Herbert Smith Freehills discuss the role of the board in responding to a takeover proposal.

The role of boards of the acquiring company in M&A

Over the past few months, the Governance Leadership Centre has examined the role of boards in M&A across different stages of a transaction. The series addresses key questions that boards need to ask a...
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