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August 2015

Let’s make a deal (the right deal)

2015 is on track to be the best year for M&A since the paralysis of the financial crisis. According to PwC’s 18th annual CEO survey, 29 percent of global CEOs and 54 percent of U.S. CEOs plan to make a deal this year. And at the halfway mark, PwC’s mid-year outlook shows that companies are indeed on track to break records.

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Deals That Win

A dozen years of data prove it—focusing on targets that leverage your company’s key capabilities is the secret to achieving a major value premium and ensuring M&A success.

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Deals That Win

Let’s Megadeal

Megadeals can equal mega-risk. We’ve identified seven strategies for managing the unique challenges of large technology acquisitions to ensure these massive bets pay off.

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Let’s Megadeal

Shareholder activism: Strategies for mitigating risk and responding effectively

Today’s activist shareholders are ramping up pressure on companies and their boards to maximize value. Companies of all sizes and in all industries need to be on alert. To avoid disruption, corporate executives need to think like activists and activist-proof their businesses.

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Shareholder activism

Mergercast by Strategy&

Our podcast series explores all aspects of the M&A environment: the role of culture in a merger, industry- and country-specific M&A issues, and current trends in M&A. Browse our 50 episodes and subscribe to the series today.

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Mergercast by Strategy&

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November, 2016
Strategic transformations — marked by the collision of technological breakthroughs, financial crises, demographic shifts, and other global forces — continue to make waves across industries.

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