Report: Gender Diversity and M&A Outcomes

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How Female Board-Level Representation Affects Corporate Dealmaking

SS&C Intralinks is pleased to present Gender Diversity and M&A Outcomes: How Female Board-Level Representation Affects Corporate Dealmaking, produced in association with Cass Business School, London and Acuris Studios.

This 20-year study of more than 16,700 M&A deals presents unique new findings on how gender diversity at both CEO- and board-level of corporate acquirers affects the types of acquisitions undertaken and key measures of M&A success such as share price performance, growth, profitability, return on capital and shareholder value.

Download your copy to discover:

  • Why acquirers with female CEOs and more gender-balanced boards appear to be making better acquisition decisions.
  • Why investors’ reactions to acquisitions by female CEOs suggest a possible market bias.
  • Why acquirers with all-male boards need to embrace gender diversity in order to lift their M&A game.
18 February 2020