Author Archives: Jenny Zha Giedt

Should a Company Reveal That it is Evaluating “Strategic Alternatives”?

By | June 10, 2021

Seeking “strategic alternatives” is industry jargon for considering a potential sale or merger. During this process, the company gauges interest from potential acquirers. From 1990 to 2018, there were more than 1,200 announcements made by public companies revealing that they were reviewing strategic alternatives (examples here and here). Before deciding whether to disclose this information voluntarily, via a… Read More »