Director Essentials: Strengthening Oversight of M&A

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In brief: In response to continued M&A activity impacting NACD members and the economy at large, NACD has prepared this guide to board oversight of M&A. After describing the current M&A climate, the guide suggests questions to ask and resources to deploy at every step in the M&A process, from strategy to post-merger integration.

This resource can help directors:

  • Understand the risks and opportunities of M&A in relation to their companies
  • Ask questions that ensure optimal M&A involvement
  • Leverage NACD resources focused on M&A 

Most relevant audiences: board CEOs and chairs, board members, especially those serving on special M&A committee, members of senior management