Behind the Bust:
M&A Deals Gone Wrong

  • Author:
    Geoff Robinson
  • Level: 
    Early to mid-career
  • Study time:
    1-2 hours
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Course overview
Welcome to "Behind the Bust: M&A Deals Gone Wrong." Venture into the uncharted territories of notable mergers and acquisitions that stumbled before the finish line. While some deals celebrate success, others offer invaluable lessons from their missteps. Dive into these captivating tales of business ventures that didn't quite pan out and discover the intricate reasons behind their unraveling.

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What's included?

  • History can teach analysts many lessons. We have analyzed these historical events to draw out the learning points for analysts
  • Applied to investment, analysis and portfolio management
  • 15+ videos

Who should watch this playlist? 

"Behind the Bust: M&A Deals Gone Wrong" is an essential watch for business professionals, aspiring entrepreneurs, M&A Bankers, investors, research and students eager to grasp the intricacies of corporate mergers. Investors will uncover layers of strategy, while corporate leaders can discern pivotal challenges that shape M&A outcomes. Consultants, journalists, and those simply fascinated by the ebbs and flows of high-stakes business narratives will find this playlist revealing, offering a rare glimpse into the dynamics behind major corporate decisions.


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Geoff Robinson

Thought leader, instructor, writer, financial influencer, Former UBS Managing Director and 8x #1 ranked analysts EMEA Institutional Investor Survey
Geoff has had a varied career. He was a Managing Director within UBS Equity Research, leading their Global Fundamental Analytics franchise. During this time, he was #1, ranked 8x in the EMEA Institutional Investor Survey. Before UBS, he was a material equity investor and LBO co-investor in two market exited training consultancies. Geoff has a passion for learning and is well-known for his ability to break down complex subject matter and distil it to an audience in a digestible and engaging manner. He brings this passion to