Divestitures

A steady 2017 gives way to more deals promise in 2018

Full-year 2017 Deals Day findings By John D. Potter, US Deals Sector Leader @johndpotter After a year in which companies faced many questions yet were …

Agility and creativity will drive strong deal activity in 2018

By Bob Saada, US Deals Leader, PwC Deals @BobSaadaUS In our recently released PwC Deals year-end review and 2018 outlook, we noted that 2017 was a year …

Timing is good for a spinoff: Seven tips to regain focus and unlock value

By Mike Niland, US Divestitures Leader, PwC Deals Spinoff activity is on the rise again this year. Historically, increases in the number of spinoffs …

When a piece of your company no longer fits: What boards should know

By Mike Niland, US Divestitures Leader, PwC Deals Sometimes certain parts of a company no longer fit with the overall strategy. Divestitures are an excellent …

Getting smaller might help your company grow

By Mike Niland, US Divestitures Leader, PwC Deals Middle market companies vary greatly, but they generally have one thing in common: They want to grow. Whether it’s a family …

Halfway through 2017: deals on track for a steady year

So far, 2017 isn’t quite the year many deal forecasters were expecting. But at the midway point, it looks on track for a finish that won’t leave dealmakers gritting their …

How one company divested to carve out a stronger portfolio

A new case study, Laying the groundwork for a complex divestiture, shows how a food company worked with PwC’s Deals team to plan for, develop and execute a carve-out in …

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 …

With the power of data and advanced analytics, divestitures can increase returns, transform a company

By Michael Niland, US Divestitures Leader, and Nitin Lalwani, Deals Director With the emergence of sophisticated …

Evaluating environmental liabilities and their impacts on future earnings

In a dynamic economic and regulatory climate, bringing your future into focus can be a challenge. In the area of environmental accounting, this can prove to …

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 …

5 ways to deal with separation anxiety

By Paul Hollinger, Barrett Shipman, and Colin Wittmer With divestitures emerging as an increasingly attractive way to potentially optimize a business portfolio or even fend off an …

Contacts

Colin Wittmer

Deals Leader, PwC US Email

Curt Moldenhauer

Deals Solutions Leader, PwC US Tel: +1 (408) 817 5726 Email: curt.moldenhauer@pwc.com