In Mergercast 59, Dr. Roman Friedrich, a Managing Director with Strategy& Germany, based in Dusseldorf, and Rolf Meakin, Partner with Strategy& UK, based in London, discuss the risks of a business-as-usual approach for telecoms, and the need to digitize, simplify and consolidate, if they wish to remain relevant.
In Mergercast 57 Arjun Saxena and Doug Stotz, principals with PwC US, discuss a potentially game-changing dynamic: why the bank sector needs $600 billion worth of M&A. The authors look at market forces transforming the sector, the unique challenge for smaller banks, and deal implications of new regulation.
In Mergercast 56 J.Neely, a principal with PwC US and Joerg Krings, a managing director with Strategy& Germany based in Munich, discuss the growing rationale for digital deal making, why, and the M&A challenges when these companies get together.
In Mergercast 55 principals with PwC US J. Neely and Paul Leinwand, who is a co-author of Strategy That Works, discuss how winning companies close the elusive strategy-to-execution gap, and how these relate to choices about M&A.
"Strategy That Works" co-author, Paul Leinwand, brings to life some key concepts from the book. Building on more than a decade of research, he explains how companies like Haier, CEMEX, and Adidas have succeeded over time. “Success comes from making a promise about the value you’re going to create, and then focusing everything you have on delivering that promise. It’s about what you do, not what you sell.”
Universal digital inclusion is a global development challenge. Connecting the world and bringing its entire population online will reduce poverty and provide opportunities for the world's poorest inhabitants. Learn more about Strategy&'s Connecting The World study and download related material here: www.strategyand.pwc.com/ctw.