As companies embark on the path to recovery, M&A is poised to have an outsized influence in shaping the "next normal." But in the aftermath of COVID-19, it is inevitable that deal making will materially change to reflect the new priorities of a post-crisis world.
As companies embark on the path to recovery, M&A is poised to have an outsized influence in shaping the “next normal.” But in the aftermath of COVID-19, it is inevitable that deal making will materially change to reflect the new priorities of a post-crisis world.
Scenario planning is an established method to embrace uncertainty. The Resilient Portfolio Approach by Monitor Deloitte’s Center for the Long View (CLV) combines scenario planning with portfolio analysis techniques to help organizations embracing the winds of change.
NPI measures are causing significant damage to many sectors of the economy as many enterprises either have to go into hibernation or operate in severely constrained ways. Strategies are now being developed to exit lockdown and “reboot” economies through a phased reopening of sectors over several months.
Health and economic outlooks for countries are linked by Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions (NPI) that the global economies are experiencing. Since COVID-19 spread from Asia to Europe it has brought countries to a near standstill as Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions (NPIs) measures were put in place to slow its spread.
Leaders need to understand the pandemic's impact on sectors whereever you do business. Our heatmaps offer a visual snapshot of how sectors across a number of countries are currently weathering the crisis.
Leaders will need to anticipate whether and how the pandemic has permanently altered behaviors, experiences, expectations, and the role of digital engagement. - Punit Renjen, Deloitte Global CEO, The essence of resilient leadership: Business recovery from COVID-19
Three key considerations for Tax and Legal leaders
Tax and legal leaders have an essential role in helping their companies to manage and mitigate debt and protect the corporation’s value as they navigate the economic impacts resulting from the pandemic. They are at the forefront of crafting essential strategies to maintain a positive cash flow, drive the implementation of government relief measures, continue the preservation of tax attributes, manage historic issues—and if necessary, help guide any debt modification or restructuring efforts.
The M&A market has been hit severely by the COVID-19 crisis. Even though it is far from clear how long the crisis will last and what effects it will have, it is already possible to identify changes and foresee certain developments. This article looked at the trends in the M&A space for consideration by general counsel during the height of the pandemic.
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