Gartner Research

Future Visioning Sessions (Royal Bank of Canada)

Published: 25 January 2019

ID: G00706530

Analyst(s): Corporate Strategy Research Team


To avoid overpaying for deals or pursuing excessively risky acquisitions, the strategy team at Royal Bank of Canada conducts a pre-mortem exercise to anticipate and preempt transaction risks that might destroy deal value.

Table Of Contents


Solution Highlights



Conduct a Pre-mortem Exercise to Identify Deal Risks

Structure M&A Discussions to Encourage Divergent Thinking

Install Meeting Safeguards to Foster Information Sharing



Implementation Tools

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