Mergers & Acquisitions Council
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About the Council

The Council helps companies plan and implement value-creating acquisitions, mergers, and divestitures by sharing best practices, ideas, and experiences in their M&A-related activities. The Council meets three times a year in an atmosphere of mutual trust and learning. Council discussions are confidential, and distribution of information is restricted to Council members, ensuring privacy and open sharing of ideas.


  • Capital allocation
  • Cultural understanding influencing negotiations
  • HR focus during integration
  • M&A experiences of family-owned companies

Who Should Join?

Members will be leaders of M&A and corporate development of companies based in EMEA and with revenues of a minimum of €1 billion.

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Meet Your Program Directors

Daniel Couvreur
Daniel Couvreur

Council Director, Mergers & Acquisitions Council, The Conference Board

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Damien Jelsch
Damien Jelsch

Council Director, Chief Financial Officers Council, The Conference Board

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Council Membership

Relationships with trusted peers in a unique environment of confidentiality—that's the core of the Council experience.

Mergers & Acquisitions Council

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