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Posts: Marc Drechsler

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Marc leads Ketchum’s global financial communications efforts, advising clients on a range of complex issues. Prior to joining Ketchum’s New York office, Marc was a founding Partner of Ketchum Pleon Financial. He has advised companies in Europe and the U.S. on mergers & acquisitions, initial public offerings, crises, long-term corporate positioning and investor relations programs. Marc spent seven years at Citigate Dewe Rogerson, Germany, and four years with German DAX banking institution Commerzbank AG in New York City.

Culture: The Hidden Factor in Successful M&As

by Michelle Mahony and Marc Drechsler| June 7, 2017

Corporations continue to merge, divide, spin and acquire at record pace: 2016 saw more M&A deals globally than at any previous time since the 1980’s, just eclipsing the pre-financial crisis record high in 2007. There have been recent headline-grabbing failures, but deals that don’t make it to the altar are exceptions. Most transactions are approved […]

Confidence in an Era of Uncertainty

by Marc Drechsler| October 3, 2012

I recently had a chance to attend the 12th Annual World Leadership Forum hosted by the Foreign Policy Association in New York. Participants of the event ranged from highly decorated economists such as Juan Pérez-Campanero, Chief Economist of Santander Global Banking and Markets, Paul Sheard, Chief Global Economist of Standard&Poor’s, Mark Zandi, Chief Economist of […]