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Drinks With The Deal: Kramer Levin's Wechsler on Negotiation as Communication
Ernest Wechsler, head of the corporate group at Kramer Levin, discusses his approach to negotiation and the value of being collegial.
Behind the Buyouts Podcast: THL's Carlisle on Middle Market Robotics, Tech
Thomas H. Lee managing director Jim Carlisle discusses the buyout shop's approach to investing in technologies such as automation, software and online marketplaces.
Activist Investing Today: Alexander Talks Stakeholders and Twitter
The latest Activist Investing Today podcast interviewed Shareholder Commons’ Rick Alexander about why he thinks Twitter shareholders should demand that the social media giant set up an independent oversight trust as they evaluate Elon Musk's $44 billion acquisition. Alexander tells AIT he doesn't expect regulators or shareholders will stop the deal from happening, but he thinks investors shouldn't accept a traditional deal closing because of what he calls the implications of the transaction on "the public square."
Drinks With The Deal: Fried Frank’s Jantzi and Schoenhard on Auto IP and More
Nicole Jantzi and Paul Schoenhard, IP partners at Fried Frank, discuss the increased importance of patents in the automotive sector as well as the companies' desire for a broad IP strategy in this week's podcast.
Drinks With The Deal: Sullivan's Matt Goodman
Matt Goodman, an M&A partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, talks about the transition from associate to partner in this week's Drinks With The Deal podcast.
Activist Investing Today: Schulte’s Klein Talks Musk, SEC, ESG
Ele Klein, the chief of Schulte's shareholder activism group, explains why he believes ‘there was clearly something wrong’ with Elon Musk’s initial disclosure of a big Twitter investment.
Content: 5/5. Sound quality: 0/1.
Buy a professional microphone and some noise deadening stuff for your echoey room, please! Often the guest’s audio is far superior to the interviewer. Otherwise — fantastic podcast. Just hard to listen to. Often will begin episodes then end them after a moment because the are so hard to listen to.