Terms

Mergers and Acquisitions

Abbreviation
M&A

Mergers and acquisitions refer to the combination of companies or company assets along various types of financial transactions. It includes mergers, acquisitions, tender offers, consolidations, purchase of assets, and management acquisitions. Merger and acquisitions deals prompt generous profits for the investment banking industry, but not all mergers or acquisition deals close.

Entities

Activist Insight
Alliance of M&A Advisors
Appletree Capital
B. Riley Financial
Bain & Company
Carson Group
Complete Intelligence
Cowen Inc.
Crumdale Partners
DC Advisory
Dynasty Financial Partners
Elevated Returns
Ernst & Young
Fortress Investment Group
GIB Capital
Galaxy Digital
Height Capital Markets
Janney Montgomery Scott
Jones Day
Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.
Labaton Sucharow
Lincoln International
M Partners
Makor Group
Markman Advisors
Mizuho Americas
Oppenheimer & Co.
Piper Sandler
PitchBook Data
Province
Sondhelm Partners
Sullivan & Cromwell
The Arora Report
The Edge
The Sharp Financial Group
Trine Acquisition Corp
Westwood Capital
Zelman & Associates

Entity Types

Accounting Firm

People

A. Donahue Baker
Adam Cohen
Adam Mesh
Adena Friedman
Adena Hefets
Alan Gula
Alan Snyder
Alan Zafran
Alex Chalekian
Alex Mashinsky
Andrew Dym
Andrew Nevin
Andrew Schneider
Andrew Sorkin
Andrew Yang
Andrés Trujillo Renzi
Angelo Robles
Aniket Ullal
Anne Richards
Anthony Buffa
Anthony Canale
Anthony Foy
Art Bilger
Artem Milinchuk
Atul Varma
Audra Plageman
Barbara Petitt
Barbara Young
Barry Rosenstein
Barry Silbert
Basil Karatzas
Ben Axler
Ben Chrnelich
Benjamin Reynolds
Bernd Ondruch
Bernie Kent
Bert Dohmen
Bert Schweizer
Bill Erbey
Bill Hortz
Bill Janeway
Bill Kohr
Bill Strong
Bill Tai
Bob Collins
Bob Froehlich
Bob Savage
Bobby Schwartz
Bradley Safalow
Brett Hickey
Brien Lundin
Bruce Munster
Bruce Stachenfeld
Bruce Zimmerman
Buck Wiley III
Callum Thomas
Carlos Sava
Carol Fabbri
Carter Williams
Chance Pipitone
Charles Biderman
Charles Donovan
Charles Mautz
Charlie Songhurst
Chris Brady
Chris Cooke
Chris DeMuth Jr
Chris Hohlstein
Chris McHugh
Chris Sullivan
Chris Weafer
Christopher Jones
Christopher Joye
Christopher Swasbrook
Clare Flynn Levy
Clint Cox
Colin Gillis
Conor Murray
Cooper Abbott
Cormac Leech
Craig Oram
Craig Pfeiffer
Cristina Junqueira
DJ Gribbin
Damion Lupo
Dan Alpert
Dan Chung
Dan Ives
Dan Micit
Dan Rasmussen
Dane Chamorro
Daniel Arbess
Daniel D'Aniello
Daniel Earle
Daniël de Blocq van Scheltinga
Dante Disparte
Darren McCammon
Dave Descalzi
David Bennett
David Blumberg
David Dunn
David Fergusson
David Hughes
David Hunter
David Martin
David Miller
David Morgan
David Rose
David Scarpello
David Trainer
Dean McClelland
Deepak Bagla
Degas Wright
Dennis Chen
Dennis Levine
Derek Neldner
Dhruv Maniktala
Dilip Cherian
Divya Narendra
Domenic DiPiero
Donald van Deventer
Duncan Edwards
Ed Harrison
Ed Yardeni
Edward Goldberg
Edward Mulé
Egon von Greyerz
Enrique Abeyta
Erez Katz
Eric Muschinski
Ertan Enginalev
Francine McKenna
Francis Suarez
Frank Audia
Frank Holmes
Gabriel Grego
Gary Brode
Gaston Kroub
Gene Luciani
Geoff Marcus
George Chuang
George Gilder
Gerry Schwartz
Gianna Bern
Gordon Ritter
Greg Heller
Greg Kidd
Greg Williamson
Gregg Lemkau
Hans Humes
Harry Jaako
Harry O'Mealia
Harvey Sawikin
Hassan Bassiri
Howard Klein
Howard Lindzon
Howard Morgan
Howard Penney
Indranil Ghosh
JP Thieriot
Jack O'Holleran
Jack Selby
Jacob Doft
Jalak Jobanputra
James Stafford
Jamie Strauss
Jan Brzeski
Janet Brown
Jason Goepfert
Jay Canell
Jay Clayton
Jay Lichter
Jay Lipman
Jay Young
Jeff Berwick
Jeff Brown
Jeff Haas
Jeff Miller
Jeff Smith
Jeffrey Christian
Jeffrey Himelson
Jeffrey Solomon
Jens Hilgers
Jeremy Deal
Jeremy LaKosh
Jim Bantis
Jim Berry
Jim Dunn
Jim Lawson
Jim Millstein
Jim Rehlaender
Jim Walker
Joe Cornell
Joe Karas
Joe Lawler
Joe Lonsdale
Joe McMonigle
Joel Litman
Joffre Lefevre
John Akridge
John Bartleman
John Bowman
John Doerr
John Hassett
John Jannarone
John Llewellyn
John McEwen
John Morris
John Quinn
John Rutledge
Jon DeSimone
Jon Najarian
Jose Maria Macedo
Joseph Calandro Jr
Josh Crumb
Josh Tilley
Josh Wolfe
Joshua Friedman
Jurgen Muhlhauser
Justin Boisseau
Justin Overdorff
Karen Blumenthal
Karen Finerman
Karen Harris
Kari Firestone
Kay Van-Petersen
Keith Rabois
Keith Rosenbloom
Kent Collier
Kerry Pogue
Kevin Ulrich
Kir Kahlon
Kirk Wickman
Kiyan Zandiyeh
Kris Tuttle
Larry Cunningham
Lawrence Calcano
Lawrence Lewitinn
Lee Robinson
Leland Miller
Lindsey Bell
Linley Davidson
Logan Mohtashami
Lou Basenese
Lyle LaMothe
Maj Soueidan
Mance Harmon
Marc Bhargava
Marc Mayer
Marc Poirier
Marc Rowan
Marc Schechter
Marcus Ashworth
Marie Dzanis
Mark Hake
Mark Kohler
Mark Kriss
Mark Podolsky
Mark Smith
Mark Steinberg
Mark Thorndyke
Mark Walsh
Mark Whitmore
Marten den Haring
Martin Armstrong
Martin Friedman
Marty Fridson
Mary Deatherage
Mathias Imbach
Matt Hogan
Matt Milner
Max Wolff
Meb Faber
Melissa Corrado-Harrison
Meltem Demirors
Michael Becker
Michael Edwards
Michael Germano
Michael Gettings
Michael Glennon
Michael Hajek III
Michael Herzog
Michael Kramer
Michael Purves
Michael Raynor
Michael Sonnenfeldt
Michael Tiedemann
Michael Weinstock
Michelle Johnston
Mick McGuire
Mihir Desai
Mike DiBiase
Mike Milken
Mish Shedlock
Moss Crosby
Neal Wilson
Neil George
Neil Purslow
Nick Arnott
Nicolas Namias
Nikesh Desai
Nizar Tarhuni
Olivier Garret
Oscar Vollmer
Paul Brody
Paul Hodges
Paul Satchell
Paul Veradittakit
Peter Cecchini
Peter Churchouse
Peter Diamandis
Peter Gleysteen
Phil Town
Pippa Malmgren
Prateek Mehrotra
R.P. Eddy
Raghav Kapoor
Ralph Kruger
Randy Hill
Ray Merriman
Rene Reinsberg
Rich Abrams
Rich Apostolik
Richard Hough
Rick Rule
Rob Barr
Rob Claassen
Rob Mooney
Rob Topping
Robert Breedlove
Robert Grunewald
Robert Salomon
Robert Sharratt
Roger Mitchell
Roger Montgomery
Roham Gharegozlou
Roman Regelman
Romeen Sheth
Ron Hughes
Ron Thiessen
Roy Niederhoffer
Russ Dallen
Russell Jones
Russell Napier
Russell Valdez
Ryan Dezember
Sahm Adrangi
Sam Subramanian
Sandro Näf
Scott Bibaud
Scott Moeller
Scott Nammacher
Scott Wieler
Scott Wilson
Scott Wood
Sean Brown
Serge Krancenblum
Shah Gilani
Shane Oliver
Shundrawn Thomas
Simon Dixon
Slobodan Jovanovic
Stefan Heck
Stefan Spears
Stephane De Baets
Stephen Dowd
Stephen Freidheim
Stephen Leeb
Stephen Streater
Steve Butler
Steve Clapham
Steve Foerster
Steven Fischler
Steven Lord
Steven Tananbaum
Stewart Mather
Stuart Veale
Symon He
Tegan Kline
Terrell Gates
Thomas Hutson-Wiley
Tim Draper
Tina Hay
Tingting Zhang
Tobias Carlisle
Todd Battaglia
Todd Erickson
Tom Florence
Tom Gentile
Tom Jacobs
Tom Lee
Tom Wheelwright
Tony Chedraoui
Tony Nash
Tony Pelz
Torsten Hollstein
Trace Mayer
Travis Kling
Udayan Mitra
Vance Spencer
Wai-Kwong Seck
Walker Deibel
Warren Irwin
Warren Lichtenstein
Wences Casares
Wendy Battleson
Will Thomson
William Cohan
William Maxwell
Woody Bradford
Yuval Rooz
Zach Scheidt

Publications

Applied Value Investing
Intelligent M&A
Investing in Junk Bonds
Surviving M&A
The Wisdom of Finance
Where the Money Is
Why Deals Fail

A. Donahue Baker

Adam Cohen

Adam Mesh

Adena Friedman

Adena Hefets

Alan Gula

Alan Snyder

Alan Zafran

Alex Chalekian

Alex Mashinsky

Andrew Dym

Andrew Nevin

Andrew Schneider

Andrew Sorkin

Andrew Yang

Andrés Trujillo Renzi

Angelo Robles

Aniket Ullal

Anne Richards

Anthony Buffa

Anthony Canale

Anthony Foy

Art Bilger

Artem Milinchuk

Atul Varma

Audra Plageman

Barbara Petitt

Barbara Young

Barry Rosenstein

Barry Silbert

Basil Karatzas

Ben Axler

Ben Chrnelich

Benjamin Reynolds

Bernd Ondruch

Bernie Kent

Bert Dohmen

Bert Schweizer

Bill Erbey

Bill Hortz

Bill Janeway

Bill Kohr

Bill Strong

Bill Tai

Bob Collins

Bob Froehlich

Bob Savage

Bobby Schwartz

Bradley Safalow

Brett Hickey

Brien Lundin

Bruce Munster

Bruce Stachenfeld

Bruce Zimmerman

Buck Wiley III

Callum Thomas

Carlos Sava

Carol Fabbri

Carter Williams

Chance Pipitone

Charles Biderman

Charles Donovan

Charles Mautz

Charlie Songhurst

Chris Brady

Chris Cooke

Chris DeMuth Jr

Chris Hohlstein

Chris McHugh

Chris Sullivan

Chris Weafer

Christopher Jones

Christopher Joye

Christopher Swasbrook

Clare Flynn Levy

Clint Cox

Colin Gillis

Conor Murray

Cooper Abbott

Cormac Leech

Craig Oram

Craig Pfeiffer

Cristina Junqueira

DJ Gribbin

Damion Lupo

Dan Alpert

Dan Chung

Dan Ives

Dan Micit

Dan Rasmussen

Dane Chamorro

Daniel Arbess

Daniel D'Aniello

Daniel Earle

Daniël de Blocq van Scheltinga

Dante Disparte

Darren McCammon

Dave Descalzi

David Bennett

David Blumberg

David Dunn

David Fergusson

David Hughes

David Hunter

David Martin

David Miller

David Morgan

David Rose

David Scarpello

David Trainer

Dean McClelland

Deepak Bagla

Degas Wright

Dennis Chen

Dennis Levine

Derek Neldner

Dhruv Maniktala

Dilip Cherian

Divya Narendra

Domenic DiPiero

Donald van Deventer

Duncan Edwards

Ed Harrison

Ed Yardeni

Edward Goldberg

Edward Mulé

Egon von Greyerz

Enrique Abeyta

Erez Katz

Eric Muschinski

Ertan Enginalev

Francine McKenna

Francis Suarez

Frank Audia

Frank Holmes

Gabriel Grego

Gary Brode

Gaston Kroub

Gene Luciani

Geoff Marcus

George Chuang

George Gilder

Gerry Schwartz

Gianna Bern

Gordon Ritter

Greg Heller

Greg Kidd

Greg Williamson

Gregg Lemkau

Hans Humes

Harry Jaako

Harry O'Mealia

Harvey Sawikin

Hassan Bassiri

Howard Klein

Howard Lindzon

Howard Morgan

Howard Penney

Indranil Ghosh

JP Thieriot

Jack O'Holleran

Jack Selby

Jacob Doft

Jalak Jobanputra

James Stafford

Jamie Strauss

Jan Brzeski

Janet Brown

Jason Goepfert

Jay Canell

Jay Clayton

Jay Lichter

Jay Lipman

Jay Young

Jeff Berwick

Jeff Brown

Jeff Haas

Jeff Miller

Jeff Smith

Jeffrey Christian

Jeffrey Himelson

Jeffrey Solomon

Jens Hilgers

Jeremy Deal

Jeremy LaKosh

Jim Bantis

Jim Berry

Jim Dunn

Jim Lawson

Jim Millstein

Jim Rehlaender

Jim Walker

Joe Cornell

Joe Karas

Joe Lawler

Joe Lonsdale

Joe McMonigle

Joel Litman

Joffre Lefevre

John Akridge

John Bartleman

John Bowman

John Doerr

John Hassett

John Jannarone

John Llewellyn

John McEwen

John Morris

John Quinn

John Rutledge

Jon DeSimone

Jon Najarian

Jose Maria Macedo

Joseph Calandro Jr

Josh Crumb

Josh Tilley

Josh Wolfe

Joshua Friedman

Jurgen Muhlhauser

Justin Boisseau

Justin Overdorff

Karen Blumenthal

Karen Finerman

Karen Harris

Kari Firestone

Kay Van-Petersen

Keith Rabois

Keith Rosenbloom

Kent Collier

Kerry Pogue

Kevin Ulrich

Kir Kahlon

Kirk Wickman

Kiyan Zandiyeh

Kris Tuttle

Larry Cunningham

Lawrence Calcano

Lawrence Lewitinn

Lee Robinson

Leland Miller

Lindsey Bell

Linley Davidson

Logan Mohtashami

Lou Basenese

Lyle LaMothe

Maj Soueidan

Mance Harmon

Marc Bhargava

Marc Mayer

Marc Poirier

Marc Rowan

Marc Schechter

Marcus Ashworth

Marie Dzanis

Mark Hake

Mark Kohler

Mark Kriss

Mark Podolsky

Mark Smith

Mark Steinberg

Mark Thorndyke

Mark Walsh

Mark Whitmore

Marten den Haring

Martin Armstrong

Martin Friedman

Marty Fridson

Mary Deatherage

Mathias Imbach

Matt Hogan

Matt Milner

Max Wolff

Meb Faber

Melissa Corrado-Harrison

Meltem Demirors

Michael Becker

Michael Edwards

Michael Germano

Michael Gettings

Michael Glennon

Michael Hajek III

Michael Herzog

Michael Kramer

Michael Purves

Michael Raynor

Michael Sonnenfeldt

Michael Tiedemann

Michael Weinstock

Michelle Johnston

Mick McGuire

Mihir Desai

Mike DiBiase

Mike Milken

Mish Shedlock

Moss Crosby

Neal Wilson

Neil George

Neil Purslow

Nick Arnott

Nicolas Namias

Nikesh Desai

Nizar Tarhuni

Olivier Garret

Oscar Vollmer

Paul Brody

Paul Hodges

Paul Satchell

Paul Veradittakit

Peter Cecchini

Peter Churchouse

Peter Diamandis

Peter Gleysteen

Phil Town

Pippa Malmgren

Prateek Mehrotra

R.P. Eddy

Raghav Kapoor

Ralph Kruger

Randy Hill

Ray Merriman

Rene Reinsberg

Rich Abrams

Rich Apostolik

Richard Hough

Rick Rule

Rob Barr

Rob Claassen

Rob Mooney

Rob Topping

Robert Breedlove

Robert Grunewald

Robert Salomon

Robert Sharratt

Roger Mitchell

Roger Montgomery

Roham Gharegozlou

Roman Regelman

Romeen Sheth

Ron Hughes

Ron Thiessen

Roy Niederhoffer

Russ Dallen

Russell Jones

Russell Napier

Russell Valdez

Ryan Dezember

Sahm Adrangi

Sam Subramanian

Sandro Näf

Scott Bibaud

Scott Moeller

Scott Nammacher

Scott Wieler

Scott Wilson

Scott Wood

Sean Brown

Serge Krancenblum

Shah Gilani

Shane Oliver

Shundrawn Thomas

Simon Dixon

Slobodan Jovanovic

Stefan Heck

Stefan Spears

Stephane De Baets

Stephen Dowd

Stephen Freidheim

Stephen Leeb

Stephen Streater

Steve Butler

Steve Clapham

Steve Foerster

Steven Fischler

Steven Lord

Steven Tananbaum

Stewart Mather

Stuart Veale

Symon He

Tegan Kline

Terrell Gates

Thomas Hutson-Wiley

Tim Draper

Tina Hay

Tingting Zhang

Tobias Carlisle

Todd Battaglia

Todd Erickson

Tom Florence

Tom Gentile

Tom Jacobs

Tom Lee

Tom Wheelwright

Tony Chedraoui

Tony Nash

Tony Pelz

Torsten Hollstein

Trace Mayer

Travis Kling

Udayan Mitra

Vance Spencer

Wai-Kwong Seck

Walker Deibel

Warren Irwin

Warren Lichtenstein

Wences Casares

Wendy Battleson

Will Thomson

William Cohan

William Maxwell

Woody Bradford

Yuval Rooz

Zach Scheidt