Episode 20

Watch and Learn: Learning from Large Corporate Acquisitions

May. 4th, 2021

Kison Patel, the Founder and CEO of DealRoom, joins Dr. Ivan and Ryan to discuss the difference between large corporate acquisitions and veterinary industry M&A.
Listen in to hear the fascinating the convergences and divergences between Kison’s journey and veterinary consolidation.

Topics discussed:

  • The goal that Kison has for his book, Agile M&A, and the framework that developed from that;
  • Similarities and differences between M&A in disparate verticals;
  • Inefficiencies of the traditional approach to M&A;
  • The role that Kison’s company, DealRoom, plays in the M&A process;
  • A common post-acquisition problem and why good communication is the key to solving it;
  • People-to-people issues are what make or break a deal, so listening to the HR perspective is essential.

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kison patel
Kison Patel
Founder and CEO of DealRoom
ivan zak
Dr. Ivan Zak
DVM, MBA, CEO at Galaxy Vets
ryan leech
Ryan Leech
Head of Business Development at Galaxy Vets