The reshaping of the mergers and acquisitions market

Season 2, Episode 10

In episode 10, Colin Mayer and Timothy Galpin look at the impact of the global pandemic on mergers and acquisitions.

They offer two different perspectives on analysing the M&A market – a conventional or strategic view, and a ‘purpose’ view that goes beyond financial performance.


Colin Mayer CBE, Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

Dr Timothy Galpin, Senior Lecturer, Strategy and Innovation, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford; author of Winning At the Acquisition Game.