Published: 25 January 2019
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.
Conduct a Pre-mortem Exercise to Identify Deal Risks
Structure M&A Discussions to Encourage Divergent Thinking
Install Meeting Safeguards to Foster Information Sharing
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