How Companies Can Improve Value Through M&A
Beating the odds
Board members and executives at Fortune 500 companies in the Consumer and Industrial Products (C&IP) industry generally accept the “rule of thumb” that 40 percent of Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) transactions fail to provide the value anticipated. And why shouldn’t they?
The cash paradox
Market commentators often cite record corporate cash reserves as the key driver to rekindle M&A volumes yet dealmaking has remained subdued. The UK M&A Insight team at Deloitte have examined this paradox by analysing the FTSE 100 non-financial companies and their historical spending patterns
Global Economic Outlook
1st Quarter 2016
In the first-quarter edition of Global Economic Outlook, our far-flung economists examine the global economic environment and offer their thoughts on the current situation and the likely future path.