Guest Post: Andrew Clearfield is an internationally-known investment manager, corporate governance expert, and independent corporate director. He founded Investment Initiatives LLC in 2005 to aid institutions engaging with portfolio companies, as well as coordinating their efforts with other concerned investors.
Looking at a range of research reports, it seems conservative to say that at least half of all mergers and acquisitions fail to deliver their anticipated objectives and a third or more actually destory value. Yet, buy-side investors seem to be very likely to support most M&As. Why? Continue Reading →