Transform While Transacting M&A Deals – CFO Journal.

Ten foundational levers can help shape and guide an effective transformation effort during integration.

An acquirer or seller entering into a significant M&A transaction has many decisions to make, ranging from what brands to keep to what systems to adopt. One of the most important considerations is how transformation can be used to drive greater value from the transaction. In the face of digital disruption, rapid technology innovation, and accelerating industry convergence, M&A transactions

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Banish Boredom With 80+ Creative Activities You Haven’t Tried Yet

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Let us guess: you’ve run through all the best movies on Netflix, you find yourself pacing between the fridge and the couch — and the walls start to feel a little closer than they were before. The dreaded boredom has sunk in. Well, one things is for sure — you’re not alone! Everyone is adjusting a life that may mean (for now) forgoing your usual go-to

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When will other countries approve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine?

However, national regulators do still have the final decision. And the national contexts in which they operate have a major impact on those decisions: for example, in this case, how serious the Covid-19 outbreak has been, and continues to be, in their countries. 

“Each national regulatory agency may still come to different conclusions – which is normal – because each must make their own benefit/risk assessment,” said Dr Nick Jackson, head of programmes and technology

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Goat Butter Is the New Holiday Baking Staple I Can’t Live Without

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My refrigerator is always stocked with at least a pound or two of butter so I’m prepared for an emergency batch of chocolate chip cookies or banana bread, especially during stressful times like these. But recently, I discovered a new kind of this must-have ingredient—goat butter—and I’m hooked. Over the past few weeks, I’ve baked the flakiest pie crusts I’ve ever tasted, whipped up the sandiest shortbread cookies, and (let’s be real) even

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Muslim group sues Virginia county for blocking plans for a new cemetery

But Stafford is facing allegations of religious discrimination in a federal lawsuit wending its way toward a trial, leading some to question how much diversity and development the county of 153,000 residents welcomes.

The lawsuit, filed in June by the Justice Department and the owner of Virginia’s only Islamic cemetery, claims the county adopted a set of land-use policies that were designed to make it impossible for a second Islamic cemetery to be developed in

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MasterClass Is Extending Its Epic Black Friday Sale & the Deal Is Almost Too Good to Be True

Over the course of our time in quarantine, we’ve tried just about everything in an effort to keep ourselves busy. Some of us have learned how to cook for the first time while others learned the joy that is DIY projects. Honestly, the gift of learning is one of the best gifts life has to offer (even if you’re just gifting yourself). This holiday season, why not treat yourself to a Wine Appreciation class with

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First Tests: AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper Pro, New Muscle in Workstation CPUs

AMD’s Threadripper Pro processors for workstation desktops are finally here. These chips disrupt a market that Intel has dominated since AMD discontinued its Opteron lineup in 2017. In fact, they have the potential to upend it by offering up to an incredible 64 processing cores on a single CPU die. That’s far more in core count than an Intel Xeon W-class chip, and still more than a match for two Xeon scalable chips, while obviating

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Tips for making DIY ornaments from materials you have around the house

Decorating for the holiday season is underway. If you’re looking for something special to do, making homemade ornaments is both a fun thing to do with loved ones and a way to add meaning to your decorations.

“Gather your family or friends around the table, and spend a day making ornaments,” said Morgan Rublee, who runs the Etsy shop Designs by Rublee out of Dover-Foxcroft.

“Every time you put those homemade ornaments on the tree,

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AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper Pro, New Muscle in Workstation CPUs

AMD’s Threadripper Pro processors for workstation desktops are finally here. These chips disrupt a market that Intel has dominated since AMD discontinued its Opteron lineup in 2017. In fact, they have the potential to upend it by offering up to an incredible 64 processing cores on a single CPU die. That’s far more in core count than an Intel Xeon W-class chip, and still more than a match for two Xeon scalable chips, while obviating

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Meet Drew Sidora: Everything to Know About RHOA’s New Star

Her First Impressions on Her RHOA Co-Stars

Drew calls Cynthia Bailey a “goddess,” adding, “Absolutely stunning, beautiful and I just remember thinking like, ‘Man, she is so sweet and genuine and down to earth.’ And I think we just clicked naturally from the first time meeting.”

She added, “Someone who I was kind of nervous about meeting was Marlo [Hampton]. She actually is one of my really good friends. She really is a

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As Debenhams is set to stop trading, here’s what to buy in the department store’s closing down sale

<p>The pandemic dealt a devastating blow to the department store</p> (Debenhams)

The pandemic dealt a devastating blow to the department store

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It was recently announced that British department store Debenhams is set to close permanently after 242 years of trading, having been in administration since April.

The struggling retailer has previously cut approximately 6,500 jobs since May as the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent months-long lockdown dealt a devastating blow to the high street.

The business is soon to enter liquidation, meaning 12,000 employees could lose

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8 Police Tips To Stop Porch Pirates In Fairfax County

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA — With demand for online shopping at a high due to the coronavirus pandemic, residents should be aware of package thieves during the holiday season in Fairfax County and across the country.

Fairfax County Police spokesperson Sgt. Tara Gerhard told Patch that the police department’s package theft prevention tips are applicable throughout the year. Residents are urged to report suspicious activity by calling the Fairfax County Police Department’s non-emergency line at 703-691-2131.

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Best Home Warranty in Arkansas (2020)

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If you’re looking for a home warranty in Arkansas, our review team can help. We ranked home warranty companies based on factors like breadth of coverage, years of experience, customer service, and cost. In this article, we discuss three of the best home warranty companies in Arkansas and provide information to get a free quote.

Arkansas Home Warranty Companies:

  • #1 Best Overall: American Home Shield (Visit Site)

  • #2 Best for

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The 18 Hap-Hap-Happiest Secrets About Christmas Vacation

6. Per tradition, two new actors were brought in to play Clark and Ellen’s exasperated children. Juliette Lewis took over the role of Audrey, telling Rolling Stone, “The fact that the Griswolds have a new set of kids each time became the thing. Your agents couldn’t explain why it was acceptable; it just is. Of course, I grew up with the Vacation movie with the legendary Anthony Michael Hall. This was this huge

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Keep Your Eye On These Young Designers From Around the World | W Magazine

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Yuhan Wang

“I never wanted to have my own business because I felt like that would mean working 24-7, having to think of everything,” says Yuhan Wang, 30, who started her namesake fashion label almost against her will. “Especially for a young designer without much money, it just sounded too hard.” After she earned her master’s from London’s Central Saint Martins in 2018, her dream of a career behind the seams appeared to be on

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Gavin Newsom defends response to inmate unemployment fraud

Good morning and happy Wednesday! Let’s get into the news!

NEWSOM RESPONDS TO PRISON SCAM SCANDAL

Via Wes Venteicher, David Lightman and Dale Kasler…

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday defended his response to a surge in unemployment insurance fraud among state prison inmates, saying his administration took action when the scheme surfaced.

With the massive prison fraud case becoming his latest political headache, Newsom acknowledged that “bad actors” had exploited the unemployment crisis that erupted

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Meet Drew Sidora: Everything to Know About RHOA’s New Star – E! Online

Her First Impressions on Her RHOA Co-Stars

Drew calls Cynthia Bailey a “goddess,” adding, “Absolutely stunning, beautiful and I just remember thinking like, ‘Man, she is so sweet and genuine and down to earth.’ And I think we just clicked naturally from the first time meeting.”

She added, “Someone who I was kind of nervous about meeting was Marlo [Hampton]. She actually is one of my really good friends. She really is a

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Digital transformation, innovation and growth is accelerated by automation

The company of the future will be a new type of symbiotic organization of autonomous technology and autonomous humans, working effectively together, accelerating the flow of value, as and when needed, to our customers and all other stakeholders in the ecosystem. 

Your next company is designed like a Tesla. The power of automation and autonomy will define the purpose of digital transformation for businesses in the next normal. The benefit of automation will be the

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‘Big Girl, Small Town,’ by Michelle Gallen book review

I read most of Gallen’s mournful comedy aloud to my wife, and even with my mangled Irish brogue, we loved it. (Alas, I discovered too late the book’s online glossary, which would have helped me swear with these earthly characters.) But you don’t need me: Just listen to the audiobook of “Big Girl, Small Town” narrated by Nicola Coughlan, the comic genius who co-stars in the sitcom “Derry Girls.”

The “small town” in question is

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Downtown Greenville penthouse sells for $2.97M; hockey is back; Hartness breaks ground | Greenville Business

The sale of a penthouse condo at Falls Tower Camperdown was completed Nov. 24 for $2,970,000, according to multiple real estate listing websites and the agent representing the buyer.

The more than 5,400 square foot residence is listed with the address 355 S. Main St. Unit 1501 and is one of two top-floor units, according to the development’s website. The seller, IMI Worldwide Properties, was represented by Bruce Fine, senior vice president of residential brokerage

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