Open and honest communication is key – talking to Guido Beyß about M&A transactions

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At the end of January I examined in an article on this blog what I regard as the most important aspects for successful company transactions. The following interview focuses on this topic again – especially on the importance of communication.

Guido Beyss

Guido Beyß

Mr Beyß, how many mergers and acquisitions have you handled, and what was your key insight?

Beyß: I was involved in about half a dozen acquisitions right from the beginning. The target companies were mostly medium-sized and managed by their owners. The main insight I have gained is very simple: Communication is key.

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