Does anyone have recommendations for thought leaders/influencers in the M&A space? Looking for blogs, books, YouTube videos? Not currently in the space, trying to learn more as I’m thinking about a pivot after a few years in consulting/startups

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Dealroom - M&A science is a good podcast. The guy who does is pretty well connected in the M&A industry

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Acquired is a pretty decent podcast as well with some connected hosts.

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Following! What a good question

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NYT Dealbook Blog
FT Due Diligence Blog

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Any case studies or books we can leverage?

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You're in the right place - most normal humans would say "use", not "leverage"...

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