Considering an acquisition? What boards need to know before, during, and after the deal

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Acquisitions offer advantages as a path to growth. But deals often involve risks, especially during uncertain economic times. Boards can help ensure success by taking an active role in the process.

When should boards get involved in the deal?

Making an acquisition is a major step for a company. For all the possible benefits, however, there are many challenges that can derail a deal and destroy the anticipated shareholder value. Navigating those pitfalls is vital to an acquisition delivering on its potential. Here are the steps boards should take at each stage of an acquisition.

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