Deal strategy

Using portfolio transformation to drive strategic deals

By Michael Niland, US Divestitures Leader, and Chris Rule, US Deals Partner For many companies, business growth can come from identifying a strength and building on …

A slow but steady start to IPOs in 2017 – Q1 2017 Capital Markets Watch

By Derek Thomson, Capital Markets Research Leader, PwC The first quarter of 2017 saw 27 US IPOs raise $11.8 billion, which is the second slowest quarter …

The New Deal Frontier: M&A is the new trade

By Curt Moldenhauer Acquisitions and China Inbound Deals Leader, PwC’s Deals Practice @MoldenhauerCurt Pundits are ringing the death knell for globalization. The …

For Intuit, three divestitures were better together

Intuit, a leading financial software and services company, set out in 2015 to divest three of its lines of business at the same time – Quicken, QuickBase, and Demandforce. They …

M&A integration in the age of transformation

By Gregg Nahass, Partner, US and Global Leader, M&A Integration, PwC’s Deals Practice As PwC’s M&A Integration Survey celebrates its 20th anniversary, it’s remarkable …

Megadeals in Consumer Packaged Goods

In response to sluggish organic growth and activist investor pressure to enhance value, many of the biggest companies in the consumer and packaged goods (CPG) sector are scrambling to find ways …

Considering an acquisition? What boards need to do before, during, and after the deal

Making an acquisition is a major step for a company. For all the possible benefits, however, there are many challenges that can derail a deal …

An underutilized lever for unlocking deal value

By Larry Jones, PwC US Deals Principal and Colin McCue, US Deals Director, Strategic Value Consulting As companies buying or selling look to maximize the value of a …

Annual US Capital Markets: What to Watch for in 2017

By Derek Thomson, US Capital Markets Research Leader, PwC Among the many factors that influence the US capital markets, the big news from this weekend — the …

Align tax planning with strategy to unlock shareholder value

PwC’s stratified forecasting framework solves valuation challenges It may be 2017, but many companies still handle tax planning like they did years ago. Those …

Working with the SEC: 5 tips for a successful IPO

By Wayne Carnall, PwC Partner I recently presented at one of PwC’s IPO conferences to a room full of CFOs, controllers, heads of corporate strategy and other …

New Mergercast episode: The New Paradigm for Telecoms

In Mergercast 59, Dr. Roman Friedrich, Managing Director with Strategy& Germany, based in Dusseldorf, and Rolf Meakin, Partner with Strategy& UK, based in London, …

Contacts

Bob Saada

US Deals Leader Tel: +1 (646) 471-7219 Email: bob.d.saada@pwc.com

Neil Dhar

Tel: +1 (646) 471-3700 Email: neil.dhar@pwc.com