February 15, 2017
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 of optimizing portfolios and cutting costs. While the number of megadeals remains fairly constant year to year, there is a dramatic rise in deal value. What’s driving these souped-up deals, and what do the deals mean to the companies in the sector?
J.Neely, Principal, Strategy&, part of the PwC network, Derek Townsend, PwC Deals Principal, and Dominic Ricketts, PwC Deals Partner and US Retail and Consumer Products Leader, provide their insights in the recently published strategy+business article, “Megadeals in Consumer Packaged Goods.”