Dan Ginsberg, EVP (Mid-Market), Bill Shine, EVP (Top 20) & Mark McTigue, VP, Industry Partner, Private Equity, on Fri, Dec 15, 2017 @ 05:00 AM
Simon Knowles, Chief Marketing Officer & Steve Ottley, EVP Analysis, on Fri, Aug 11, 2017 @ 04:23 AM
As stock prices and corporate cash levels continue to be close to record highs, and interest rates stay near historic lows, M&A activity over the coming year is set to remain high.
For CEOs and private equity executives with ambitious growth targets, acquiring another company can be a very attractive proposition. Yet survey after survey reports that as many as half of all mergers and acquisitions concluded don’t achieve their financial goals, and between 70-80% don’t create significant value. In the face of these disappointing statistics it’s an imperative for executives to change the way they approach transactions.