Masters in Business

Ventresca and Myers on Making a Deal

Tracking the moving parts in a big corporate deal.

This week on Masters in Business I sit down with two of the busiest bankers in the business: Chris Ventresca, global co-head of mergers and acquisitions at JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Elizabeth Myers, the bank's global head of equity capital markets.

We discuss how the change in regulation is affecting M&As and IPOs since the financial crisis. Perhaps most interesting is the insight these two bank insiders offered into what it's like to manage a big corporate deal -- from how they staff up to the lawyers, accountants, analysts, traders and corporate executives who get involved. It is a very inside-baseball look at the inner workings of investment banking.

You can hear the full interview, including our podcast extras, at iTunes, Soundcloud and Bloomberg. All of our earlier podcasts can be found at iTunesSoundcloud and Bloomberg.

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