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I am  a big fan of deal postmortems--the time you take to assess what went right, what went wrong and how you would do things differently if you had to do it all over again. With each done deal, volumes can be gleaned as educational...

Various inorganic methods exist for corporate growth. Industry consolidation using a roll-up strategy with add-on/bolt-on/tuck-in acquisitions is at least one method used ad-nauseum by all the most well known private equity groups and strategic buyers. The concept is relatively simple in overall design and description, but...

There are no shortage of the terrible tales of working at some bulge-bracket bank. Here are a few: A report of investment bankers "crying" as a result of unexpected lay-offs Wall Street will corrupt your very soul  Wall Street will corrode your soul Admonishments not to "sell your soul"...

Consolidation is a normal part of any industry. They help to establish economies of scale that drive down the cost of goods and services and make the marketplace more competitive – and therefore affordable – for consumers. There are three stages of consolidation in which an...