A new dawn for the board's involvement in transactions

Shifting the paradigm

With M&A activity at an all-time high and expected to continue, the board of directors can expect greater levels of scrutiny aimed at transactions calling for higher levels of participation in transactions than ever before. Hector Calzada, managing director, Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC, speaks with Corporate Board Member about M&A trends and the ways boards of directors can insert themselves into the deal evaluation process.

What’s driving value today?

In this video interview, Hector discusses the following:

  • The shift in mindset of the board within the last decade as the focus on M&A has heightened.
  • Ways boards can amend their behavior to embrace the current market environment.
  • Leading practices for the board to consider during the deal evaluation process.

Read the video transcript.

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