Eyes Wide Open: Managing the Risks of Acquisitions in Rapidly Developing Economies

The biggest challenge in creating value from cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in rapidly developing economies (RDEs) is not extracting synergies, but understanding the full spectrum of risks before the deal is closed. Based on a survey of executives with extensive experience in M&A in RDEs, this focus highlights the four main drivers of these risks and how to minimize and manage them.