The last 18 months will likely go down as one of the most disruptive – and likely most difficult – periods leaders will face in their careers.
Yet despite all the challenges this year, there are signs of an improving economy. Unemployment numbers are decreasing after a substantial increase earlier this year. Many companies are increasing output. And mergers and acquisitions are bouncing back – perhaps not surprisingly, given the number of companies which have become attractive targets as a result of a challenging operating environment.
In response to the increasing interest in M&A, we wanted to write to CEOs about their role in this, based on advice other CEOs have shared with us after having gone through the process themselves.