Even cautious business leaders are plotting a growth path rather than considering cost-cutting and retrenchment. They remain optimistic for several key reasons.
Every deal will yield different post-closing challenges, but the best post-closing crisis management is actually thoughtful pre-closing risk management.
Financial and strategic buyers are seeking more granular information on how best to run a combined operation and maximize deal synergies–especially for a manufacturing deal.
While the industry may continue to see higher deal activity, the escalated valuations, in aggregate, on mega deals may be grounds for caution ahead.
West Monroe Partners explains why 2014 is the right time to explore carve-out and divestiture opportunities.