The Capabilities Premium in M&A: Deals that Win

What distinguishes the companies with a track record of M&A success? Successful acquirers make M&A deals that either leverage their distinctive capabilities systems, enhance those capabilities systems, or do both. These companies have been rewarded with deals that average 14 percentage points more in annualized total shareholder return than M&A deals with limited capabilities-fit. That is the key finding of a recent study conducted by Strategy&. This interactive graphic allows you to see and experience the data yourself. For the comprehensive results, please read the full study.

Industry Sector
Deal Type/Capabilities Fit
chemicalsconsumer stapleselectric utilitiesfinancialshealthcareindustrialsinformation technologymediaretail
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