Portfolio management and other strategies for competitive advantage
2016 promises to be a year of increased market volatility for global companies. While 2015 ended with a record-breaking volume of M&A transactions and more than $4 trillion, this year begins with the worst market rout and a fall in value of global stocks of more than $2 trillion. Many CPG firms face a difficult scenario with the continued slowdown in China’s economic output. Moreover, a stronger dollar has depressed earnings in key emerging markets. On the other hand, interesting opportunities have arisen with the lifting of trade sanctions in Iran, bringing the possibility of a new market.
In this issue, we bring you some of the best thought leadership we’ve published in recent months to help your company navigate this challenging outlook and make the most out of the opportunities that might arise.