M&A: Does Your Talent Approach Fit Your Deal?

The M&A landscape has changed. Beyond market share and cost synergies, the value of M&A increasingly lies in transformation and growth.

Companies can’t afford to delay transformation for the sake of integration, as it freezes their ability to innovate while competitors surge ahead. Deal approaches need to change, allowing organizations to transform, and talent to flourish during integration.

Using deal intent as a guide, C-suite leaders can … [ Read more ]

Deals That Win

Twelve years of data shows that mergers and acquisitions that apply or enhance capabilities produce superior returns.

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Deals That Win

Focusing on targets that leverage one’s capabilities provides the greatest chance of M&A success. This is the main lesson that emerges from Strategy&’s most recent study on the role of capabilities in M&A success.

The Capabilities Premium in M&A

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