The Capabilities Premium in M&A

What distinguishes the companies with a track record of M&A success? Successful acquirers make M&A deals that either enhance their distinctive capabilities systems, leverage those capabilities systems, or do both. These companies have been rewarded with deals that average 12 percentage points more in annual shareholder return than M&A deals with limited capabilities fit. That is the key finding of a study conducted by Booz & Company analyzing 320 transactions between 2001 and 2009. This interactive graphic allows you to see and experience the data yourself. The full study explains this data and examines notable deals in more detail. read more >

Industry Sector
Deal Type/Capabilities Fit
chemicalsconsumer stapleselectric utilitieshealthcareindustrialsinformation technologymediaretail
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