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Creating Value through M&A
Lecturer: Terence Tse
Date: July 1, 2021
Historically some 60% of past M&A ended up in failure. The reason: creating value through M&A requires more than just finance skills, knowledge and tricks. It is about thinking through the entire process from identification of companies to value assessment to integration. In this brief session, we will look at the different critical steps that must be taken in order to realise the potential gains promised by M&A.
ESCP Europe Business School Judge Business School; University of Cambridge Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School.
Corporate Finance; Competitiveness.
Before joining academia, Terence worked in mergers and acquisitions at Schroders, Citibank and Lazard Brothers in Montréal and New York. He also worked in London as a consultant at Ernst & Young focusing on UK financial services. Additionally, as an independent consultant, he advised Shell International, F&C Asset Management, Alliance Boots, Alitalia as well as a Cambridge University-based biotech start-up. In addition to frequent appearance in academic publications, Terence is featured on the Harvard Business Review Italia discussing competitiveness, the Greek edition of The Economist covering the debt crisis and The Guardian on the subject of youth unemployment. He is currently Head of Competitiveness Studies at i7 Institute for Innovation and Competitiveness by ESCP Europe, an academic think-tank based in Paris and London. Terence was also featured in May 2013 as “Professor of the week” by the Financial Times for the FT Lexicon.
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