Your CFO’s role in an M&A deal
Abstract: No matter which side of an M&A deal a company is on, its chief financial officer plays a central role. Both the seller’s and buyer’s CFOs help ensure their companies get the best value for the transaction and are smoothly merged into one organization. This article describes the different roles of the CFOs and explains why their working relationship can determine whether the merged company gets off to a healthy start. A sidebar discusses why the first 100 days following a deal’s close are critical.