Make M&As Profitable

How efficient growth leaders think about M&As

M&As are not always profitable

As CFO, are you increasingly grappling with the pros and cons of M&As as a path to increased profitability? Most M&A deals underdeliver on expected cost and revenue synergies and corrode shareholder value. How do companies with a track record of long-term, profitable growth (leaders in efficient growth) approach M&As differently?

Five keys to better M&As

An analysis of more than 3,000 deals over the past 15 years shows that efficient growth leaders have measurably different approaches to M&As than their peers.

Five factors can have significant impact on M&A success: Average deal size, mix of deal types, consistency of deal-making across the business cycle, frequency of divestment and the extent of goodwill impairment.

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