The real work begins after the acquisition – integration and execution are the keys to realising value from the deal.Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc.
The key to successful acquisition is not just buying right, but integrating right.Jack Welch, Former CEO of General Electric
Acquisitions are about capturing value, not just expanding size.Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
Its better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful priceWarren Buffet: Berkshire Hathaway
Sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't makeDonald Trump
Study after study has shown that up to 80 percent of M&A deals completed during the 1990s failed to justify the equity that funded themBekier et al 2001: McKinsey Quarterly