Going the Distance:

The Importance of M&A Program Management 
By Ellen Owens, VP of Global PMO at Avnet and a member of the Board of M&A Standards

Beware of Stranded Costs in Divestitures

Plan Accordingly from the Beginning
By Bill Blandford, Board of M&A Standards

Deal Strategies

Business Rationale to Operational (Integration) Execution
By Dan Menge, Senior Director and Head of M&A Integration at Xilinx,

M&A Due Diligence Digitization Speed Bumps

Time is of the Essence 
By Bill Blandford, Board of M&A Standards


Integrating Culture

M&A Integration: Don't Get Bucked Off   
By Ellen Owens, Director of Business Transformation at Avnet and a member of the Board of M&A Standards

How Well Do You Know EBITDA?

The Difference Between an Audit and a Quality of Earnings   
By Tony Enlow, Partner, Transaction Advisory Services at BDO and a member of the Board of M&A Standards