From CEOWORLD Magazine | 3 Ways To Prepare For A Smooth M&A

The projected value of global mergers and acquisitions is on a significant upswing. In the first half of 2018, M&A deals soared past 2017 numbers from the same period — landing around the $2.5 trillion mark. Yes, staying independent certainly has its benefits, but the rise of M&As means that, at some point, executives in every industry need to ask themselves whether the value of a merger outweighs the value of independence.