Building an In-house Merger and Acquisitions Capability to Enable Growth and High Performance

Accenture High Performance Business research has found that high-performance businesses can use an economic downturn to improve their competitive position. Building a merger and acquisition (M&A) capability—with platforms and processes that span every stage of the deal life cycle—can ensure that a company can take advantage of M&A opportunities as they arise, thus positioning itself to achieve high performance when conditions improve.