Strategic Due Diligence

Chapter excerpted from Due Diligence for Global Deal Making: the definitive guide to cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financings, and strategic alliances.

The authors present a comprehensive toolkit for cutting through complexity in cross-border deals to identify core value and its potential.

Editor’s Note: this is a bit long and a bit heavy on examples but of particular value is the strategic planning framework … [ Read more ]

Getting the price right: The power of strategic intent in deal-making

When no precedent exists to guide analysts in assessing the value of an alliance, the task of justifying a price to shareholders falls to those who lead the deal. A clear, strategic vision, well-articulated and linked to rigorous valuation and informed negotiation, will be a strong predictor of success.