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Why You Need to Hire a CEO

Are you thinking about exiting your business? Have you considered how you’re going to exit your business in the future? Then think about this for a moment: if the tables were turned, and you were going to buy a company, how would you feel knowing that the original founder / CEO of the company is integral to the operation of that company? 525 more words

Delusion 

​A million poems, all written in the loss and seeking of love that deludes us.

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Gibson Dunn identifies a Corporate Paradigm Shift: Public Benefit Corporations

Since 2010, 30 states and the District of Columbia have passed legislation authorizing for-profit “public benefit corporations” (“PBC”), known in many states just as “benefit corporations.” 3,147 more words

Securities Regulation

The Golden Ratio of Corporate Deal-Making

2015 and 2016 mark the 30th anniversaries of the Delaware Supreme Court’s landmark decisions in Unocal Corp. v. Mesa Petroleum Co.[1] and Revlon, Inc. v. 1,176 more words

Securities Regulation

CEO Home Bias and Corporate Acquisitions

In 2010, after considering 400 possible targets, Indiana-based funeral casket manufacturer Hillenbrand Inc. announced a plan to acquire K-Tron International Inc., a Pitman, New Jersey firm which makes industrial coal crushers and feeding equipment (including a machine to shoot raisins into breakfast cereal). 1,000 more words

Securities Regulation

A New Perspective on Merger Activity and Stock Prices

Merger activity seems to rise in step with the market. Academic papers suggest this may be due to bidders exploiting overvalued shares, a pro-cyclicality of merger economies of scale or available capital for deals, or simply the behavioral pressures of a “me too” mindset among CEOs. 1,012 more words

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