Breaking up is hard to do
Deloitte surveyed companies that have made recent divestments to assess and analyse their success in a number of key areas.
In particular, the survey focuses on where they created value and where value is left on the table. Some of the survey findings are genuinely surprising, showing that a number of common-sense divestment strategies and tactics are frequently overlooked. It confirmed that divestments are considerably less straightforward than many companies anticipate. Failing to address these will have an impact on the value that is achieved through the divestment process.